EFF Pioneer Award

science and engineering award

The EFF Pioneer Award is an annual prize by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) for people who have made significant contributions to the empowerment of individuals in using computers. Until 1998 it was presented at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., United States. Thereafter it was presented at the Computers, Freedom, and Privacy conference. In 2007 it was presented at the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference.
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award received: EFF Pioneer Award



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Richard Stallman

American software freedom activist, short story writer and computer programmer, founder of the GNU project


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Tim Berners-Lee

British computer scientist, inventor of the World Wide Web



Publishing on the semantic web ( 2001 )

scientific article (publication date: 26 April 2001)

author: Tim Berners-Lee, James Hendler

The Semantic Web Revisited ( 2006 )

scientific article (publication date: May 2006)

author: Tim Berners-Lee, Wendy Hall, Nigel Shadbolt

The Semantic Web ( 2001 )

classic 2001 article in Scientific American by TBL et al.

author: Tim Berners-Lee, James Hendler, Ora Lassila

Linked Data: The Story So Far ( 2011 )

scientific article (publication date: 2011)

author: Tim Berners-Lee, Christian Bizer, Tom Heath


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Hedy Lamarr

Austrian-American actress and co-inventor of an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping


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Cory Doctorow

Canadian-British blogger, journalist, and science fiction author


Amy Goodman cover

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Amy Goodman

American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author

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