Published: September 25, 2017
The web’s first browser featured full color, read/write capabilities, and multiple windows. The second browser was a text-only command line tool. Guess which one people actually used?
Published: September 19, 2017
The web has a long and storied history with text, typography and fonts. Most content on the web is text. And at […]
Published: September 11, 2017
In mid-April of 1994, Netscape co-founders Marc Andreessen and Jim Clark boarded a plane from Silicon Valley to Illinois, held […]
Published: September 5, 2017
There’s this story about Ebay and Pez that used to go around. It goes something like this: Pierre Omidyar, the […]
Published: August 28, 2017
It’s easy to forget that HTML, which is an extremely simple programming language, is actually just an exceedingly complex markup language. HTML was one […]
Published: August 14, 2017
By 2001, the world blog had entered Internet vernacular, both as a noun and a verb. Mena Trott was one of these […]
Published: August 7, 2017
Flash is a definitive part of the web’s history. And like many technologies that get caught in the web’s web, […]
Published: July 31, 2017
Wikipedia is a free, online, user-edited and user-contributed encyclopedia. It is also a stupendously simple and almost inevitable idea, but […]
Published: July 24, 2017
Image courtesy of Muhammad Rehan Saeed In 1999 the two largest browsers, Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer, were in all […]
Published: July 17, 2017
Ever wondered how people found about the web. The first transmission of its existence was a digital one, a Usenet post that sparked a following of early web pioneers.
Published: July 3, 2017
Thanks to the web, in 1999 (or thereabouts), you might find yourself at home, staring at the virtual window of your computer screen, looking out the very real windows of your favorite cyber café.
Published: June 26, 2017
Computer programmers like to squabble. I suppose this is true in any profession, but it is most certainly true for […]