Outstanding futurist who founded Project Xanadu, global network of computers much before the advent of WWW. He also coined the terms “hypertext” and “hypermedia”.
As per the creator, Robert Morris, the Morris worm unleashed on November 2, 1988 was intended to measure the size of the Internet. It, however, caused upto a million dollars in damage. Morris was fined $10,000 with 3 years probation and 400 hours community service. [more...]