The very first website ever made returns to the Internet

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  1. Candlelight

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    http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/d.../Worlds-first-website-returns-to-the-internet

    And the site:

    http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html

    Neat stuff.
     
  2. Miss Chicken

    Miss Chicken Little three legged cat with attitude Admiral

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    What's Out There -> Subjects -> Literature - Project Gutenberg : two classic books a month.

    What's Out There -> Subjects -> Libraries - Few libraries currently have servers - you have to log on to them. But you can find out how with Art St.George's list of library systems.


    Interesting. Thanks for posting.
     
  3. Christopher

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    ...And the second site was porn, and the third was for cat pictures.
     
  4. Gary7

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    Sad that so many of those Subject links are now dead.... :(

    What a long strange trip it has been. To imagine back then what would become of it all. Some things were predictable but others... well, the possibilities were so broad.
     
  5. Owain Taggart

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    Probably the only time where you could actively "download" the internet ;)
     
  6. MacLeod

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    Just imagine how different things might be, if it wasn't made availble for everyone.
     
  7. B.J.

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    Eh, someone would have come up with something. I was on the internet a couple years before that went live, and I and my college friends would roam different sites usually using FTP, Fetch, telnet, or some other protocol. Hypertext just made everything easier to find, rather than having to type all your commands.
     
  8. Gaith

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  9. Owain Taggart

    Owain Taggart Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Yes, someone would have, but I think it's among the technologies that came out at the right time. A number of other people and scientists were likely trying to come up with solutions to the same problem, but likely weren't having as much success. His method worked, was simple, and it's what caught on.
     
  10. Gingerbread Girl

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    I had some limited access to the internet back in the 80's, because my mom used it at her library. It was very interesting back then...
     
  11. Kommander

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    Cat pictures didn't exist then. They are elusive creatures and cameras didn't have enough megapixels to capture them. Instead Mr. T was consuming people's testicles.

    Although, shortly thereafter, there was this guy named Cats. He had some very strong opinions about a certain percentage of your base (all of it) and who it are belong to (us.)
     
  12. Christopher

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    The ancient Egyptians beg to differ...

    (Anyway, cameras still used film back then. Err, when the Internet started, not in Ancient Egypt.)