OK, Al Gore did not invent the Internet. J.C.R. Licklider and Leonard Kleinrock of MIT are the real “Fathers of the Internet” according to the Internet Society (ISOC). But the vice president saw the potential of the Net as an education and business tool, voicing his support and sparking the unprecedented growth of a new industry.
Gore’s Nobel efforts promote peace from the earth up
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