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Although I've had several major career changes, I was extremely hesitant about making some of them.
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As the system expanded into academic space, it was increasingly useful and I hoped it could be made available much more widely.
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At MCI, we have made a full commitment to implement and deploy IPv6 during 2005.
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At some point, you can't lift this boulder with just your own strength. And if you find that you need to move bigger and bigger boulders up hills, you will need more and more help.
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Because when these DDOS attacks swamp access lines, then filtering at the other end doesn't help.
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But what we all have to learn is that we can't do everything ourselves.
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First of all, in terms of investment in Internet-related developments, venture capitalists - once burned - are now very cautious and are investing in areas that actually make business sense.
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I expect that the entertainment industry will have gone through its own convulsion in the same way the telecom industry will have gone through its.
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I expect to see a lot of household appliances on the Net by 2010, as well as autos and other mobile devices.
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I often wonder how many Dilbert points I might have earned for having done X, Y or Z.
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I was very nervous about going up to teach at Stanford and very nervous even about going to ARPA.
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I'm beginning to believe that it won't be terribly long before it will be quite commonplace for people to use the Internet to pull up real-time video, or video-on-demand.
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I'm projecting somewhere between 100 million and 200 million computers on the Net by the end of December 2000, and about 300 million users by that same time.
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If you need to understand it to make policy, you should turn first to people who are scientists and engineers for factual information.
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In a small company, you often see a lot more of what goes on in a broader range of things. And that's good.
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In the earliest days, this was a project I worked on with great passion because I wanted to solve the Defense Department's problem: it did not want proprietary networking and it didn't want to be confined to a single network technology.
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In the larger companies, you have this tendency to get top-down direction.
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It was this unbelievable sandbox in which every grain of sand was under your control.
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Movie distribution may very well have migrated fully to digital form by then, making a huge dent in the need to print film and physically distribute content.
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My reaction to a lot of the current situation that we're in is based in part on a serious concern that the present administration's course ignores reality.
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None of these things are perfect, as you can see from the long list of bugs that our friends at Microsoft (Corp.) and elsewhere pump out.
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Of course, I've done small company things, too, but most of them have been nonprofit organizations, such as the Internet Society, and I'm on the board of a number of small companies.
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Of course, you do have to get accustomed to being satisfied a little bit at second-hand by people who actually do some of the key work.
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Once you get past a few hundred kilobits-per-second, it's possible to deliver pretty good quality video and sound.
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Over the next three to five years, we will see an increasing amount of real-time or on-demand delivery of both sound and video.
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People need to be exposed to what the various problems are in various parts of the business. And you can become isolated from that in a large company.
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So one of the most important things we can do in the industry is make sure that the threat of cyberattacks is minimized as much as possible.
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So the monkey is on the operating system provider's back to produce much more robust and resistant operating systems.
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So, for me, working with larger companies has often been very satisfying, precisely because of the ability of bringing critical mass to bear on a given effort.
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So, from my point of view, going into management does not have to mean that you become utterly incompetent in your discipline.
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The computer would do anything you programmed it to do.
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The Internet lives where anyone can access it.
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The purpose behind terrorism is to instill fear in people - the fear that electrical power, for instance, will be taken away or the transportation system will be taken down.
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Their Internet usage is growing very rapidly, and even they can do the math: If everyone in China needed an IPv4 address - just one - this country would use up one third of the entire public IP address space.
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There has been a substitution of ideology for fact and scientific and engineering data in this administration.
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There is an underlying, fundamental reliance on the Internet, which continues to grow in the number of users, country penetration and both fixed and wireless broadband access.
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There was something amazingly enticing about programming.
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There's a tremendous amount of energy in Japan and, increasingly, in China.
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There's an old maxim that says, 'Things that work persist,' which is why there's still Cobol floating around.
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Today we have 1 billion users on the Net. By 2010 we will have maybe 2 billion.
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We had no idea that this would turn into a global and public infrastructure.
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We live in a very complex world.
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What I expect is that we will see more and more of that as the speed of access to the Net at the edges goes up.
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What is special about VOIP is that it's just another thing you can do on the Internet, whereas it is the only thing - or nearly the only thing with the exception of the dial-up modem and fax - that you can do on the public switched telephone network.
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Yet in all those cases I finally steeled myself to seize the opportunity, and find a way to muddle through and eventually conclude that I had, in fact, chosen the right path, as risky as it seemed at the time.
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Yet we still see continuous reports of bugs.
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