Thursday, March 29, 2012

1992: Dr. William Torres, Father of the Internet

Dr. William Torres was the managing direct of the National Computer Center, the government agency promoting computerization in the country.  At that time, the US academic, non-profit Internet was of the NSF (National Science Foundation) network.  The NSF was headed by Steve Goldstein.  The two met and Dr. Torres was convinced that a full-time Internet connection was necessary.