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A Life at Full Speed: A Journal of Struggle and Discovery by Charles Herzfeld

By Charles Herzfeld

between desktop technology aficionados, Dr. Charles Herzfeld is affectionately referred to as the “Godfather of the Internet.” As Director of ARPA, the Nineteen Sixties forerunner of DARPA (today’s security complicated learn tasks Agency), he was once the strength in the back of the improvement of the ARPANET, which eventually grew to become the web we all know at the present time. yet what many don't be aware of is the backstory at the back of this extra special success.

By any degree, it’s the tale of a striking lifestyles: one who starts off along with his get away from the brutality of wartime Europe in 1942, and takes him on a trip to the head of a systematic group that was once experiencing a golden age in mid-20th century the USA. Dr. Herzfeld’s paintings positioned him on the delivery of applied sciences and traits that reworked the realm: the net, the supercomputer, missile protection, and precision conflict. His profession within the safeguard division, in and within the White apartment spanned the peak of the Viet Nam battle and the lengthy, grim interval of the chilly warfare. The heady political, cultural and medical milieu of that point used to be his aspect, and he emerged as a real high-tech legend. His quite a few awards and honors comprise induction into the web corridor of repute in 2012, with the identify of “Pioneer.”

Charles Herzfeld’s existence tale is an iconic American story. the following, in his personal phrases, is that story.

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