The Obsolete Technology website was created and is maintained by Steven Stengel – the Sysop, a vintage computer collector located in Orange County, California http://oldcomputers.net/ Read more →
Search engines have come a long way since their early prototypes, as our Internet Search Engines History infographic illustrates.
From improvements in web crawlers and categorizing and indexing the web, to introducing new protocols such as robots.txt so that webmasters have control what web pages get crawled, to the introduction of voice search, the development of search engines has been the culmination of multiple search technologies that developed from different search engines.
Alta Vista was the first search engine to process natural language queries;
Lycos started strong with a system categorizing relevance signals, matching keywords with prefixes and word proximity; and
Ask Jeeves introduced the use of human editors to match actual user search queries.
This traditional craft flourished in the Deccan region since the early 17th century. Named after the city of Bidar, the capital city of the Bahamani sultans, the art form has long been known to connoisseurs of Indian art. Salarjung Museum in Hyderabad has a few quality specimen from the 17th Century which illustrate the technical skills of the craftsmen in… Read more →
Zinda Tilismath A world famous remedy for Cold from the city has been making waves since the last 90yrs Zinda Tilismath has almost become synonymous with Hyderabad. This unique product from the city has become a world famous remedy for Cold. People from all parts of the world apply Zinda Tilismath inside and outside of the nose for quick… Read more →
“Fibs,” said Mir Moazam Hussain. “That’s what everyone of your generation thinks I’m telling, at least when I talk about Hyderabad in the old days. Oh yes, you can’t fool me. You all think I’m telling the most outrageous pack of fibs.” The old man settled himself back in his rocking chair and shook his head, half amused, half frustrated:… Read more →
It was early in the morning at four, When death knocked upon a bedroom door, Who is there? The sleeping one cried. I’m Malakul Mawt, let me inside. At once, the man began to shiver, As one sweating in deadly fever, He shouted to his sleeping wife, Don’t let him take away my life. Please go away, O Angel of… Read more →
A documentary film depicting the lives of the descendants of India’s last Moghul emperor has been released in India. This is the first time that the emperor’s descendants, who had been living in complete anonymity, decided to disclose their identity. The film-maker, Arijit Gupta, says his film is an attempt to make the people aware of the struggles of this surviving… Read more →
Khairatabad Just across the small bridge over the railway line at Lakdi ka pool, is Khairatabad. The roads here are narrow so only one way traffic is permitted, which is very inconvenient. Khairatabad derives its name from a princess of the Qutb shah times called Khairati Begum. Parts of the area date back at least to the 16th century. There… Read more →
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Takes a look at bygone things which we may never use them in future Read more →