Google Honors Internet Pioneer Danny Cohen

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Google uploaded a new video to its Tech Talks YouTube channel: a Festschrift honoring internet pioneer, Danny Cohen. It lasts for nearly three and a half hours, and consists of numerous Internet hall of fame inductees (including Google's own Vint Cerf) and other internet pioneers talking about Cohen.

Cohen is known for developing the first real-time visual flight simulator on a general-purpose computer back in the sixties, as well as developing the first real-time radar simulator. Additionally, he was the first to implement packet video and packet voice when he adapted the flight simulator to run over the ARPANET.

Those who speak about Cohen in the video include: Vint Cerf, Larry Roberts, Leonard Kleinrock, Robert Kahn, Barry Wessler, Ivan Sutherland, Bob Sproull, Chuck Seitz, Bob Parker, Larry Miller, Stephen Casner, Bob Braden, Deborah Estrin, Paul Losleben, Patrice Lyons, Eve Schooler, Bob Felderman, Neil Gershenfeld, Jim Mitchell, Ron Ho, Professor J. Finnegan, Ashok Krishnamoorthy, Barbara Tversky, and David Cohen.

The even took place on March 2.

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