Published: July 6, 2021
Pseudo.com is a forgotten relic of the dot-com era. Was it ahead of its time? A moonshot that went too far? Or simply a piece of elaborate performance art?
Published: April 6, 2021
This week I have something a bit different, written by longtime newsletter author Ernie Smith, best known for his history […]
Published: March 2, 2021
There are a near infinite number of sites that have launched that you’ve never heard about. This is likely one of them. But if not for poor timing, it may have been primed for success.
Published: January 19, 2021
When the web was still knew, one man decided to get on his motorcycle and do something about it.
Published: December 15, 2020
What follows is an excerpt from the latest chapter an ongoing series I’ve been writing for the last few months […]
Published: August 18, 2020
The fan fiction community is tough. Resilient. Fandom — a catch-all term that includes fan fiction writers, readers, and participants […]
Published: August 5, 2020
Starting today, I will have an ongoing series at CSS-Tricks that we’re just calling Web History. It’s a chapter by […]
Published: July 29, 2020
This month, finding your own space on the web, exploring the magic and quirks and possibilities of CSS, and (re)discovering community.
Published: June 16, 2020
The webmaster was once a coveted and important role on the web. One day, it disappeared. This is what happened.
Published: May 19, 2020
When I look at a story, sometimes I have to look past the history that has already been written to find the truth that was hiding behind it. This is one of those times.
Published: April 29, 2020
Our latest crisis has produced a different kind of web, and for many of us, a different attitude towards our online lives.
Published: March 30, 2020
The Spot was a webisodic soap opera that was as well-crafted as it was packed with drama. It boomed on the web for several years, and then faded away with virtually no trace. Until now.