Here’s an interesting story that brought a nostalgic tear to my eye. The main thrust is a list of the oldest 100 .com Websites. However, it was the the memories of my involvement with the Web in the mid to late 1980’s that was endearing. I first read this story from December this morning. Its author is JR Raphael and it starts out…
The Internet’s been around in some form for decades. It wasn’t until the mid-80s, though, that the Web as we know it started coming together — and those precious dot-com domains started getting snatched up.
As we finish out the tech-centric year of 2008, we thought we’d take a look back at the Internet’s oldest commercial Web sites — the ones registered back when chatting about “the Net” was as socially acceptable as wearing Jedi garb into a crowded nightclub. So grab your light sabers, dear friends — we’re boarding the Millennium Falcon and heading back to a virtual galaxy far, far away
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