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1971 Meet the Man Who Put the '@' in Your E-Mail. 1971 The @-symbol, part 1 of 2. RFC 675 - Specification of Internet Transmission Control Program. [Docs] [txt|pdf] Network Working Group Vinton Cerf Request for Comments: 675 Yogen Dalal NIC: 2 Carl Sunshine INWG: 72 December 1974 December 1974 Version This document describes the functions to be performed by the internetwork Transmission Control Program [TCP] and its interface to programs or users that require its services.

RFC 675 - Specification of Internet Transmission Control Program

Minitel Research Lab, USA. 1982 Happy 30th birthday emoticon! :-) - News - Gadgets & Tech. 1982 Les smileys ont 30 ans, et leur créateur n'est pas content ;) Ce 19 septembre, le smiley fête ses 30 ans.

1982 Les smileys ont 30 ans, et leur créateur n'est pas content ;)

1987 GIF Creator, Steve Wilhite, Receives Lifetime Achievement Webby Award. 1987 GIF nytimes. The birth of the World Wide Web. World Wide Web born at CERN 25 years ago. In March 1989 Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist working at CERN, submitted a proposal to develop a radical new way of linking and sharing information over the internet.

World Wide Web born at CERN 25 years ago

The document was entitled Information Management: A Proposal. 1989 first website. La naissance du web. Tim Berners-Lee, un physicien britannique, a inventé le web au CERN en 1989.

La naissance du web

À l’origine, le projet, baptisé « World Wide Web », a été conçu et développé pour que des scientifiques travaillant dans les universités et les instituts du monde entier puissent s'échanger des informations instantanément. Le premier site web créé au CERN – et dans le monde – était destiné au projet World Wide Web lui-même. Il était hébergé sur l’ordinateur NeXT de Tim Berners-Lee. Le site décrivait les principales caractéristiques du web et expliquait comment accéder aux documents d’autres personnes et comment configurer son propre serveur. L’ordinateur NeXT – le serveur web d’origine – est encore au CERN. Le 30 avril 1993, le CERN a mis le logiciel du World Wide Web dans le domaine public. Découvrez la modeste entrée en scène du World Wide Web sous son premier visage Naviguer sur le premier site web. The World Wide Web project. The WorldWideWeb (W3) is a wide-area hypermedia information retrieval initiative aiming to give universal access to a large universe of documents.

The World Wide Web project

Everything there is online about W3 is linked directly or indirectly to this document, including an executive summary of the project, Mailing lists , Policy , November's W3 news , Frequently Asked Questions . What's out there? Pointers to the world's online information, subjects , W3 servers, etc. The birth of the World Wide Web. CERN's first computer was a Dutchman named Wim Klein.

The birth of the World Wide Web

The Story of the First Photo on the Web. The First Photo on the Web. The first photographic image ever uploaded to the Web was a Photoshop disaster.

The First Photo on the Web

It was created to sell something, and featured attractive women in a come-hither pose. 1994 The First-Ever Banner Ad on the Web - The Atlantic. People don’t often click on banner ads these days—at least not on purpose, anyway.

1994 The First-Ever Banner Ad on the Web - The Atlantic

In fact, many internet users actively go out of their way to never see advertisements. Ad blockers create all kinds of problems for companies that rely on ad dollars to pay their workers (cough cough like journalists cough), but it’s understandable why ad blockers appeal to people. Display ads are too often clunky, ugly, and intrusive—all kinds of ad trackers collect and sell data about people. "People who don't like Comic Sans don't know anything about design" Interview: ahead of his talk at London's V&A museum on Friday, typographer Vincent Connare talks to Dezeen about creating the typeface that designers love to hate.

"People who don't like Comic Sans don't know anything about design"

Vincent Connare was one of the early pioneers of digital typeface design, working on fonts for Agfa and Apple in the early 1990s before joining Microsoft, where he designed both the web-friendly Trebuchet font family and the now infamous Comic Sans MS. "It was important at Microsoft to show people how things could be done. The group back then were doing things five years or more ahead of everybody," Connare told Dezeen. "We were addressing issues with various types of screens and devices. 1996 Jennicam: The first woman to stream her life on the internet. Image copyright JKR In 1996, 19-year-old Jennifer Ringley turned on a webcam that sat on top of the computer in her college dorm room.

1996 Jennicam: The first woman to stream her life on the internet

In that simple act, writes Aleks Krotoski, she changed the modern world. It would be, at first glance, a perfectly innocent thing to do. But rather than use the cam to speak to friends and family back home in Harrisburg, Pennyslvania, she used it to do a most unusual thing: to broadcast herself live, to a globe of strangers, 24 hours per day, seven days per week. 1996 jennicam. 1998 - In the Garage Where Google Was Born. It all started in a garage that you can still find with minimal effort — especially if you're using Google Maps. Less than one mile off U.S. 1998 Google! Google.stanford.edu Searching the Web has increasingly become a two-stage process--execute a search, then wade through the results trying to find what you're actually looking for. Google! , an ongoing research project at Stanford University, helps you access the most relevant finds more quickly, and rivals Yahoo!

For finding that handful of key sites you may be looking for. The site's unique PageRank function indicates how many Web pages point to a particular document. 2000 Google images. You may think that the most important dress of the 21st century is that blue and black one we all lost our shit about in 2015, but it might actually be the green Versace number that Jennifer Lopez wore to the Grammys in 2000. The ultra-revealing silk chiffon garment has gone down in fashion history – but it also, somewhat improbably, directly contributed to the birth of Google Images. In an article written for Project Syndicate, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said that the image search function was created after millions of people flocked to the internet to take a look at the Donatella-designed dress. On January 15, 2001, a new kind of free encyclopedia first went online. Thank you for 15 years. #Wikipedia15.

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Feb 8, 2005 Google Maps - Mapping your way. 21 mars, 2006 jack : just setting up my twttr... 2006 Silicon Valley’s All Twttr. The first-ever hashtag, @-reply and retweet, as Twitter users invented them. Twitter is pretty simple, but it started out even simpler. Rsa: @ buzz - you broke your thumb... Davidville. More than 100 million blogs will be online in 2007. Ericrice: ReTweet: jmalthus @spin Yes! Chrismessina: how do you feel about using... Micah : I am starting Follow Fridays. 2010 Photo by kevin. 2 Years Later: The First Instagram Photo. Jan 16 2011 First #Selfie On Instagram. How 20 popular websites looked when they launched. 2. facebook.com - launched in 2004 3. myspace.com - launched in 2003. The first version of Google, Facebook, YouTube and more (and what they can teach us about starting small)

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