We live in an exciting age, the era of the Internet, where mass communication allows people of all colors and creeds to interact and speak out in a variety of ways. Today I have decided to present some notable quotes from the visionaries who help shape our online world and drive it towards new horizons. Hopefully it will put this whole Internet thing into perspective just as it did for me.
The Internet is based on a layered, end-to-end model that allows people at each level of the network to innovate free of any central control. By placing intelligence at the edges rather than control in the middle of the network, the Internet has created a platform for innovation. - Vinton Cerf
Nowadays, anyone who cannot speak English and is incapable of using the Internet is regarded as backward. - Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud
The ultimate search engine would basically understand everything in the world, and it would always give you the right thing. And we're a long, long ways from that. - Larry Page
The remarkable social impact and economic success of the Internet is in many ways directly attributable to the architectural characteristics that were part of its design. The Internet was designed with no gatekeepers over new content or services. - Vinton Cerf
You Will Read This Headline. Then You'll Laugh. Then You'll Realize You Were Wrong All Along.
'We’re going to be in trouble!' Little Sister wailed, clutching her favorite book to her chest and sobbing. 'This isn’t fun like a story anymore!' But Big Sister was not listening, she was thinking. She grabbed Little Sister’s book from her and ran into town, yelling 'Help! A book made me and my sister hurt someone!'
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