Among the projects we developed was an internet bulletin board service that allowed access to all kinds of software for information sharing, Free software (as in Freedom), USENET News, Gopher, etc — even email.
La UNChpad quickly had hundreds of users and allowed us experiment in a living world and in the process contribute to information access in a small way.
In 2013, we got a lot of nice coverage of my rediscovery of perhaps the earliest World Wide Web pages.
In honor of Internaught Day August 23, 2016 — the 25th aniversary of Tim Berners-Lee making the WWW code publicly available, I’m reposting the story behind that oldest page here.
The series features Portillo travelling around the railway networks of Great Britain and Ireland, referring to an 1840s copy of Bradshaw's Guide, comparing how the various destinations have changed since Victorian times.
The Bradshaw's Guide were a series of Victorian guidebooks written by George Bradshaw; it was the first comprehensive timetable and travel guide of the railway system in Great Britain, which at the time although extensive, still comprised a series of fragmented and competing railway companies and lines each publishing their own literature.
So how has online dating really changed over the years and how does the world of online dating look like in 2017?These days, people are checking their dating accounts almost as much as their social networking accounts.There’s no hiding away anymore and on the contrary even, it’s common practice that friends will share chat print screens of their dating shenanigans with their friends.But how did those pages get created and how did they end up in Chapel Hill on my Ne XT in first place?Wide Area Information Servers and the WWW gateway In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Judd Knott and I led a network services research group at UNC in the Office for Information Technologies.Facing Points Inverness-Aberdeen Line The First Group Scot Rail Franchise Train Times For Lairg Dornoch Bullet Train?