Tag: history of the web

Happy 40th Anniversary – Internet is 40 years old

Happy 40th Anniversary – Internet is 40 years old

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Although the launch of Russian satellite Sputnik was the inciting incident (1957) that set the wheels of Internet history in motion, it wasn’t until 1969 that the first nodes or web sites were installed on servers at UCLA, Stanford, UC Santa Barbara and University of Utah.  And, it was on this day, October 29, 1969 … Continued

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History of the Internet: Twitter

History of the Internet: Twitter

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When Jack Dorsey sat down for two weeks in March 2006 to create the prototype for Twitter, do you think he had any idea that Twitter would change the course of history? Think about how quickly Twitter has changed the way political campaigns, social revolutions, legislation, customer service, news and entertainment are conducted, communicated and … Continued

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How digital photography speeds news

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WASHINGTON, DC – Years ago, I used to be a professional photographer.  Back then, the standard equipment was a medium format Hasselblad, light meter and studio strobes.  Back then, we had to load our film in the dark.  In 1995, when I registered photographer.com, I was one of the only photographers I knew who had … Continued

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