Amazing Surf Photo Me at the zoo Me at the zoo is the first video ever to be uploaded to YouTube. It was uploaded at 8:27 pm on Saturday, April 23, 2005, by Jawed Karim, one of the co-founders of the site, under the username "jawed". Described by The Observer as "poor-quality", the video was shot by Yakov Lapitsky at the San Diego Zoo; it features Karim in front of the elephants, explaining how interesting their "really, really, really long trunks" are, and is 20 seconds long. A clip of the video. Legacy The Los Angeles Times states: "as the first video uploaded to YouTube, it played a pivotal role in fundamentally altering how people consumed media and helped usher in a golden era of the 60-second video In 2013, the video description was updated and a new red colored annotation was added in the video. References Jump up ^ Geoghegan, Tom (2011-03-21). External links Me at the zoo on YouTube
VMware VMware, Inc. is a US software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services, and claims to be the first to commercially successfully virtualize the x86 architecture. Founded in 1998, VMware is based in Palo Alto, California. In 2004 it was acquired by and became a subsidiary of EMC Corporation, then on August 14, 2007, EMC sold 15% of the company in a New York Stock Exchange IPO. The company trades under the symbol VMW. History In 1998, VMware was founded by Diane Greene, Mendel Rosenblum, Scott Devine, Edward Wang and Edouard Bugnion. In 2003, VMware launched VMware Virtual Center, the VMotion, and Virtual SMP technology. 64-bit support appeared in 2004. In August 2007, EMC released 15% of the company's shares in VMware in an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. On September 16, 2008, VMware announced its collaboration with Cisco to provide joint data center solutions. Acquisitions Litigation Products
Ten games that make you think about life At the start of this year, we decided to come up with a list of Flash casual games with a philosophical bent. To be honest, we struggled. After days of research, we could only find a handful of games that had the thought-provoking depth we were looking for. Our list (which you can view by clicking here) was therefore only five games long. Fast forward to now, and it is remarkable how much difference a few months can make. In a wonderful twist, it seems it is the Flash gaming space - until now known more for the throwaway nature of its games rather than depth - that is leading the way in this exciting new area of gaming, as we hope the following games prove. One you have finished playing these games, check out our follow-up lists: Ten More Games That Make You Think About Life and Another 20 Games That Make You Think About Life. 1Immortall The game starts with you crash landing on a planet. 2Loved 3I Can Hold My Breath Forever 4The Company of Myself 5Coma 6Loondon 7I Wish I Were the Moon
Les Horribles Cernettes This picture of Les Horribles Cernettes was the first photographic image of a band to be published on the World Wide Web in 1992. From left to right: Angela Higney, Michele de Gennaro, Colette Marx-Neilsen, Lynn Veronneau. Les Horribles Cernettes (French pronunciation: [lezɔʁiblə sɛːʁˈnɛt], "The Horrible CERN Girls") was an all-female parody pop group, self-labelled "the one and only High Energy Rock Band", founded by employees of CERN which performed at CERN and other HEP related events. Their musical style is often described as doo-wop. The initials of their name, LHC, are the same as those of the Large Hadron Collider which was later built at CERN. Their humorous songs are freely available on their website. History Les Horribles Cernettes was founded in 1990 by Michele de Gennaro, a graphic designer at CERN, whose romantic relationship with a physicist was made difficult by his numerous shifts. Silvano had taken the picture above on July 18, 1992. Titles
5 excellent uses of Windows 8 Hyper-V Buried under all of the clamor and kvetching about Windows 8's most obvious features -- Metro! Metro apps! -- is a new addition that hasn't made a lot of headlines: Windows 8's new Hyper-V-powered virtualization functionality. The exact technical name for Hyper-V in Windows 8 is Client Hyper-V. [ Also on InfoWorld: Review: VMware Workstation 9 vs. People may disagree about Windows 8's new surface, pun intended, but there's little arguing that many great things have happened under the hood. An inevitable question is how Client Hyper-V shapes up against stand-alone virtualization platforms such as VMware Workstation and VirtualBox. The biggest reasons to continue using VMware Workstation or VirtualBox would be your existing investment in expertise and familiarity with them. Getting started with Client Hyper-VWhat exactly can be done with Client Hyper-V? Second, Client Hyper-V is not installed by default in Windows 8.
The First Ever Email, the First Tweet, and 12 Other Famous Internet Firsts When was the first email sent, and who sent it? What was the first ad to ever run on a web page? How about the first picture uploaded to the Internet? Here are 14 famous Internet firsts that were monumental in shaping web history. 1. Ray Tomlinson (Flickr via whlwcl) 2. Symbolics 3. Info.cern.ch 4. Gizmodo via Motherboard 5. His wife replied, "Wow ... this is so cool!" Ted Leonsis (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) 6. 7. Daily Mobile 8. Amazon 9. 10. BuzzFeed 11. 12. Twitter/@Jack Bonus: The first commercial cell phone call ever made was in 1983. Bonus: The first-ever Business Insider article (then Silicon Alley Insider) was published on May 16, 2007 by Editor in Chief, Henry Blodget. Business Insider
Hyper-V Hyper-V, codenamed Viridian and formerly known as Windows Server Virtualization, is a native hypervisor; it can create virtual machines on x86-64 systems. Starting with Windows 8, Hyper-V supersedes Windows Virtual PC as the hardware virtualization component of the client editions of Windows NT. A server computer running Hyper-V can be configured to expose individual virtual machines to one or more networks. Hyper-V was first released along Windows Server 2008 and became a staple of the Windows Server family ever since. History A beta version of Hyper-V was shipped with certain x86-64 editions of Windows Server 2008. Microsoft provides Hyper-V through two channels: Part of Windows: Hyper-V is an optional component of Windows Server 2008 and later. Hyper-V Server Hyper-V Server 2008 was released on October 1, 2008. Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (an edition of Windows Server 2008 R2) was made available in September 2009 and includes Windows PowerShell v2 for greater CLI control.
Leeroy Jenkins Leeroy Jenkins, often elongated with numerous additional letters, is an internet meme named for a player character created by Ben Schulz in Blizzard Entertainment's MMORPG, World of Warcraft. The character became popular due to a video of the game that circulated on the internet. The phenomenon has since spread beyond the boundaries of the gaming community into other on-line and main-stream media. Video The video was released by the World of Warcraft player guild "PALS FOR LIFE". The internet phenomenon started with the release of the video clip called A Rough Go to the World of Warcraft game forum in a thread titled "UBRS (vid) ROOKERY OVERPOWERED! When asked about his actions in the video by National Public Radio, Ben Schulz said the players "were drinking 40s and just yelling at each other Merchandise Blizzard named a card after Leeroy Jenkins in their popular online card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft.  References ^ Jump up to: a b c Joel Warner.
Cloud computing Cloud computing metaphor: For a user, the network elements representing the provider-rendered services are invisible, as if obscured by a cloud. Cloud computing is a computing term or metaphor that evolved in the late 1990s, based on utility and consumption of computer resources. Cloud computing involves application systems which are executed within the cloud and operated through internet enabled devices. Purely cloud computing does not rely on the use of cloud storage as it will be removed upon users download action. Overview Cloud computing relies on sharing of resources to achieve coherence and economies of scale, similar to a utility (like the electricity grid) over a network. At the foundation of cloud computing is the broader concept of converged infrastructure and shared services. Cloud computing, or in simpler shorthand just "the cloud", also focuses on maximizing the effectiveness of the shared resources. History of cloud computing Origin of the term
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. 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. Help on the browser you are using Software Products A list of W3 project components and their current state. Technical Details of protocols, formats, program internals etc Bibliography Paper documentation on W3 and references. People A list of some people involved in the project. History A summary of the history of the project. How can I help ? If you would like to support the web.. Getting code Getting the code by anonymous FTP , etc.
Amazon Web Services Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a collection of remote computing services, also called web services, that make up a cloud computing platform offered by Amazon.com. These services are based out of 11 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services are Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3. These products are marketed as a service to provide large computing capacity more quickly and cheaper than a client company building an actual physical server farm. Architecture Map showing the approximate geographical regions used by Amazon Web Services. AWS is located in 11 geographical "regions": US East (Northern Virginia), where the majority of AWS servers are based, US West (northern California), US West (Oregon), Brazil (São Paulo), Europe (Ireland and Germany), Southeast Asia (Singapore), East Asia (Tokyo and Beijing) and Australia (Sydney). Each Region has multiple "Availability Zones", which are distinct data centers providing AWS services. History
The First Website Ever Made is Back ONline | General Discussion Correction: 1990s. I remember when the www was brand new, and did a short research paper on Berners-Lee in the late ‘90s, so I remember it wasn’t the ’80s. It’s always weird to reflect on how far (some) technology has advanced in less than 20 years. In 1994, the world had not yet seen: DVDs, the original PlayStation, cell phones with cameras (or even downloadable ringtones!), Starbucks Frappuccinos, Pokémon, or Comic Sans. OpenStack OpenStack is a free and open-source cloud computing software platform. Users primarily deploy it as an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solution. The technology consists of a series of interrelated projects that control pools of processing, storage, and networking resources throughout a data center—which users manage through a web-based dashboard, command-line tools, or a RESTful API. OpenStack.org released it under the terms of the Apache License. OpenStack began in 2010 as a joint project of Rackspace Hosting and NASA. The OpenStack community collaborates around a six-month, time-based release cycle with frequent development milestones. During the planning phase of each release, the community gathers for the OpenStack Design Summit to facilitate developer working-sessions and to assemble plans. History In 2012, Red Hat announced a preview of their OpenStack distribution, beginning with the "Essex" release. Components Compute (Nova) Database (Trove)