For those of us who had the opportunity to work with the web in the early 1990s, an exciting time for the development of search engines, this article via ars technica is not just a throw back. It is an important reminder of how exciting and impactful this new web was, and how greatly our search choices narrowed and been circumscribed by the Tech Giants.
…2019 marks 30 years since Tim Berners-Lee worked at CERN and came up with a little idea known as the World Wide Web. As all of us do a little Web browsing this weekend, we thought resurfacing this piece outlining those early browsers might make all of us even appreciate Internet Explorer today. This story originally ran on Oct. 11, 2011, and it appears unchanged below…”