Below is a visual history of “search” and search engines; hopefully it’s both a trip down memory lane and a useful resource for anyone looking to learn a bit more about the history of Internet search engines.
1979 Michael Aldrich invents online shopping. Born in 1941, Aldrich developed a predecessor of online shopping to allow for elecrtonic B2B & B2C transaction.
The internet has come a long way in the last few decades, and one of the things that has evolved along with it is web hosting. Not too long ago, web hosting was a privilege of companies with deep pockets, and that led to a rise in all kinds of free hosting services. It’s amazing […]
Ice cream has always been one of America’s favorite desserts. And though it’s not the healthiest of food and may have helped contribute to some medical problems to those who over-consume, it is one of the most regularly enjoyed desserts in America. Nothing beats an cold ice cream cone in the afternoon, especially in a […]
The social networking industry has taken all of us by storm and its difficult to go about your day without hearing a friend, a co-worker, your mom throw that term around like its going to change the world! Fortunately or not Digg has done just that. With millions of users, digg has become a reputable […]
J.C.R. Licklider (1915-1990) introduced the idea of an “Intergalactic Network.” His idea involved a global computer network that allowed everyone to access information from anywhere in the world. He became head of Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), convincing his successors of the importance of the network.