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The writer in the fedora: A salute to tech legend Allan Maurer from Scot Wingo

Allan Maurer, a cofounder of Local Tech Wire which now is WRAL TechWire, is a legend in the North Carolina entrepreneurial community, having written about startups and entrepreneurs for more than two decades. Allan currently is recovering from illness. TechWire has reached out to numerous contacts and friends about Allan’s health and asked them to provide comments about their relationship with him over the years. Among the first to respond – but with a “story,” not a comment – was Scot Wingo, the current CEO of fast-growing RTP startup Get Spiffy.

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Tech Legends: Paul Jones, director of and UNC web pioneer, reflects on emergence of the internet

This is the latest in WRAL TechWire’s exclusive “Tech Legends” series in which we profile men and women who have helped create the Research Triangle and North Carolina tech economies as we know them today. In their own ways, they also have been pioneers in the development of the internet – something few people knew anything about 30 years ago. Today we feature Paul Jones, professor at UNC-Chapel Hill and director of

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