Vint Cerf: Father of the Internet

For the past decade, Vint Cerf has worked at Google as the company's vice president and chief internet evangelist. But in the 1970s Cerf co-invented some of the technologies and standards that underpinned the creation of the internet, and are still in use today. Motherboard sat down with the Father of the Internet at a charity event benefiting the Canadian Hearing Society to talk about data breaches, the Internet of Things, and how companies such as Google are working on new initiatives to close the digital divide.

From Motherboard

The Influence of Science Fiction on Scientific Progress

We've come a long way in the 30 years that have passed since Marty McFly traveled into the "future" in Back to the Future Part II. Now, we're going to talk about where we're going in the next 30. 

All day long, we're hosting a series of conversations with scientists and innovators across the government and the country. You'll be able to ask them questions, watch videos explaining their cutting-edge developments, and share your answer to the question above: What does 2045 look like?

From The White House

Wil Wheaton and William Shatner: Addictive Video Games and Magic The Gathering

'Star Trek' alum Wil Wheaton joins his former co-star William Shatner in this 'Brown Bag Wine Tasting' extra to talk about his passion for video games. Wheaton reminisces about his youth spent playing Sega Genesis and Dungeons and Dragons with friends, and discusses the ability to create meaningful relationships in virtual worlds in popular games like World of Warcraft. Wheaton also goes into detail about the search for life in the rest of the universe -- on Mars and beyond.

From Ora TV

Wil Wheaton: UROK

Wil Wheaton -- actor, writer and king of the internet -- talks about his struggles with Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

From Project UROK