Tribute to a GREAT Visionary: Leadership in Linking the World

Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider   may well be one of the most influential people in the history of computer science

He had the vision of an “Intergalactic Comptuer network” that bacame much later the ARPANET, then the Internet.

Further reading:

Internet pioneer:

Wikipedia page:

Computer History :\

Licklider Biography from M. Mitchell Waldrop