Trying (and Failing) to be Cool
Published: April 20, 2021
The web’s turn into commercial may have happened quickly—it was largely complete by the end of the 1990’s—but that doesn’t mean it didn’t take a turn into the weird here and there. Case and point: Zima.
Hot Hot Hot Sauce
Published: September 1, 2020
When they opened their door to the public in the early 1990’s, Hot Hot Hot had over 320 hot sauce […]
CaringBridge: A Community Grown with Love
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 […]
The Tech: The First Newspaper published online
Published: August 20, 2018
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.
The First Thing That Ever Sold Online Was Pizza
Published: July 30, 2018
If you happened to live in Santa Cruz in 1994 you could sit down at your computer, open up your […]
Chabad-Lubavitch in Cyberspace
Published: March 20, 2018
”When you go to the Internet and you read about Judaism, you go straight to the intellect and the stereotypes […]
The Web’s Youngest Teacher
Published: February 1, 2018
If it was 1999, and you needed to learn to code, 13 year old Alyssa Daniels was there to help.