Published: February 18, 2020
The first newspaper published online is not what you think. It began with the smallest of steps, when a group of students chose to experiment with the web.
Published: February 4, 2020
A history of Perl, Python, and the websites that rely on them.
Published: January 29, 2020
Quick personal note. Now seems like as good a time as any to try out a few new things on […]
Published: January 21, 2020
Tim Berners-Lee has said, on multiple occasions, the the first website in the US was one of the major reasons the web took off. But what did it do and why was it so important?
Published: January 7, 2020
The Webby Awards was founded way back when no one knew if the web would take off. When we take a look at the Webbys, we see the web’s history.
Published: December 23, 2019
This decade was not great for the web… There’s more than a few decade retrospective think-pieces making the rounds right […]
Published: December 3, 2019
This post starts with a book. This book: It’s called Jargon: An Informal Dictionary of Computer Terms. That’s my copy. It’s […]
Published: November 26, 2019
Join me at Flashback Conference, February 10-11 in Orlando In February, I’ll be in Orlando, Florida giving a talk at […]
Published: November 19, 2019
You are reading this somewhere. On your laptop or on your phone or in your email or RSS reader. If […]
Published: November 5, 2019
Web communities started small, and many began with purpose. They radiated out from a single source, spread through close-knit circles […]
Published: October 30, 2019
A Great Reckoning I missed this last month, but if you read one thing from this months weblog, I ask […]
Published: October 1, 2019
In 1995, Netscape Navigator was enjoying a meteoric rise to the top of the browser market. They had only released […]