Category Archives: History of the Internet

Inspiring Women Who Made Computing History

Did you know that behind every computer is a woman? I didn’t. When I was growing up, I assumed men were behind the advent of desktop computing. Indeed, as PCs became more mainstream, the rising stars of the industry only reinforced that idea: Tim Berners-Lee ‘invented’ the Internet. Bill Gates birthed Microsoft and its ubiquitous … Continue reading Inspiring Women Who Made Computing History

Participate in the Domain Name Bronze Rush

Back in the 1990s we experienced a virtual gold rush with the coming of the internet. With the introduction of the World Wide Web, people snapped up valuable internet real estate in the form of .com domain names. Because the web was new, businesses often had to claim domains from early domainers who beat them … Continue reading Participate in the Domain Name Bronze Rush