News Release

Cisco Systems and Hewlett-Packard Company Sponsor 24 Hours in Cyberspace Photography Exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution

First Web Site to be Inducted Into National Archives
Jan 23, 1997

WHO: Internet leaders Hewlett-Packard Company and CiscoSystems with the Washington Post in conjunction with the SmithsonianInstitution

WHAT: Present 24 Hours in Cyberspace, a photography exhibitwhich illustrates the global impact of the Internet on people's lives.The 24 Hours in Cyberspace web site, representing the largest Internetevent to date, will be inducted into the museum's permanent collectionsmaking it available to future historians.

WHEN: Thursday, January 23, 1997 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00p.m.

Remarks by key speakers begin at 8:00 p.m.:

  • Vice President Al Gore
  • Michael Heyman, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
  • Alan Spoon, Washington Post
  • Keith Fox, Vice President Corporate Marketing, Cisco Systems
  • Brian Birch, World Wide Brand Manager, Hewlett-Packard Company
  • Rich Smolan, Against All Odds Productions
  • Cisco and HP speakers available for comment prior to reception. To schedule interviews, please contact: Cheryl Edwards, Cisco Systems,(408) 527-0413 Monique Garcia for HP at (415) 975-2264

WHERE: The National Museum of American History 14th Streetand Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.

24 Hours in Cyberspace

24 Hours in Cyberspace involved the talents of over 150 topphotojournalists who fanned out across the globe to document how theInternet is affecting people's lives. Produced by Rick Smolan, creatorof the Day in the Life photography books, the 24 Hours in Cyberspacephotography exhibition contains compelling photographs that present anintimate and emotional portrait of the people whose lives have beendramatically affected by the on-line revolution. The exhibit iscomplemented by interactive kiosks displaying the 24 Hours in Cyberspaceweb site which contains hundreds of additional stories and photographs.The exhibit will run through April. Computers and printers werefurnished by Hewlett-Packard. Cisco Systems is the leading globalsupplier of networking for the Internet.

Cisco Systems

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