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.
The internet is now more than 25 years old – but it has aged so well that it actually looks better than it did all those years ago.
The British scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee launched the website on his NeXT computer, laying the groundwork for the connected society of the 21st century.
This page was little more than a dossier containing information about the software which powered the web, but it was arranged in a form which may be instantly familiar to many people.
He first conceived the idea in 1989, but put his thoughts into action the following year.
FogCam! sprang to life in 1994 as a student project in the Department of Instructional Technologies at San Francisco State University. While not the first but the oldest webcam still in existence. Link : http://www.fogcam.org/ Read more →
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