Can the Internet be archived?
Tag: Early Computing
The Wikipedia origin story.
Excerpted from The Innovators.
From Word to smartphones.
The 50,000-word story of Microsoft’s antitrust case.
Ted Nelson's Xanadu project began in 1960 and was supposed to be the universal, democratic hypertext library that would help human life evolve into an entirely new form. It didn't go that way.
Update: The software was finally, quietly released in April.
A 42,000-word, 3-continent spanning “hacker tourist” account of the laying of the (then) longest wire on earth.
An engineering team races to create a next-generation computer.
The first installment of The Soul of a New Machine.
How the case of a poisoned college student in China, cold for 18 years, has suddenly turned into “what may be the largest amateur online manhunt in history.”
An internet pioneer loses hope in the promise of web culture.