Vint Cerf

Game of Thrones

'Game of Thrones' Shows Why We Need to Back Up Human Civilization

The newest episode of ‘Game of Thrones’ plays on real world anxieties about data corruption and erasure.
Becky Ferreira
4.22.19
Interplanetary Net

This Antarctic Selfie Is Helping Build the Interplanetary Internet

Delay Tolerant Networking is the future of getting online in space.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.28.17
Google

Vint Cerf: Modern Media Are Made for Forgetting

"The truly impressive knowledge we have collectively produced in the past 100 years or so may simply evaporate with time."
Michael Byrne
10.2.16
history

The Secret Nuclear History of Cat Videos

Behind every Rickroll is a technology designed at the height of the Cold War to guarantee nuclear annihilation.
Yonatan Zunger
7.7.16
videos

We Talked About Refrigerators with Vint Cerf, Father of the Internet

On encryption, digital divide, the internet of shit and more.
Matthew Braga
12.22.15
Interviews

Vint Cerf: The Headline I Fear Is '100,000 Fridges Hack Bank of America'

But it's the only way we'll learn.
Matthew Braga
10.3.15
Culture

Why Vint Cerf Fears Your Fridge

Radio Motherboard talks about the internet of things, Peeple, and old homework assignments.
Matthew Braga & Jason Koebler
10.2.15
Google

Google VP Vint Cerf Is (Sometimes) Terrified of the Internet of Things

The internet co-founder has some concerns.
Michael Byrne
8.27.15
Motherboard Blog

What Does Google Want with Vint Cerf's Interplanetary Internet?

Isn't it a little unsettling that a project as huge as an interplantary Internet is being masterminded by a Google employee?
Adam Clark Estes
5.6.13
Motherboard Blog

Internet Hall of Famer Vint Cerf's Other Elegies

Did you know the Internet had a Hall of Fame? Me neither! But it does, and two weeks ago, it inducted its first crop of elite Netizens.
Trevor Macomber
4.30.12
Motherboard Blog

AT&T Could Have Bought the Internet in 1971

Recent victories over Hollywood's Stop Online Piracy Act have reinvigorated the fight against a corporate takeover of the internet.
Janus Kopfstein
1.17.12