What's The Earliest Trace Of Yourself You Can Still Find Online?

The internet is so deeply woven into our everyday lives, we hardly think about it anymore. We've all been posting, commenting, liking, and sharing for at least a decade. In the process, we've all left a long digital trail. What's the oldest remnant of your online life that you can still find? » 9/06/14 5:30pm 9/06/14 5:30pm

Fun Places on the Internet (in 1995)

"Who hasn't heard about the Internet? It's mentioned on television, in the magazines, and on the radio. Everyone's talking about it, and everyone wants to get connected to it." So began the 1995 book, simply titled The Internet by Kerry Cochrane. » 8/08/14 4:09pm 8/08/14 4:09pm

This 8-Bit Video Will Make You Miss Your Childhood in the 90's

It's every generation's responsibility to grow old and become cranky at the next generation while talking about how growing up back then was so much more fun than growing up today. THESE KIDS KNOW NOTHING. All they do is stare at iPads and play crappy games by swiping on giant phones. At least we 90's kids stared at… » 4/22/13 7:30pm 4/22/13 7:30pm

Are You a True Cyberpunk? Consult This 90s Guide to Find Out

The 90s! The dawn of a hybrid of pop/counter-cultural archetype: the Cyberpunk. Many strived to include themselves in the ranks of these rebels. If only they'd had this graphical rubric guiding them. » 5/24/12 12:20pm 5/24/12 12:20pm

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If YouTube Were Invented in the 90s, It Would Have Worked Like This

What if the YouTube we know and love had been invented in the 1990s? The video is the latest in a series of similarly themed visions of retro-trech showcasing Twitter, Facebook, and Google among others. » 4/23/12 9:29am 4/23/12 9:29am

Watch People from the 90's Try to Explain the Internet

We've already seen Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel hilariously flub and stammer about the internet back in 1994 but that's just how it was! Everyone was clueless. This video shows people in the 90's trying to explain what the internet was. It's a wonder we even got here. [URLesque via Geekosystem] » 2/24/11 12:00pm 2/24/11 12:00pm

This Was Leica's First Digital Camera—20 Years Ago

I don't remember very much from the mid-90s, but I'm certain I never saw Leica's incredibly strange (and damn beautiful) digital camera. It had awesome giant handles, and it took gorgeous photos. 20 years ago. But the wait? Not gorgeous. » 12/09/10 6:00pm 12/09/10 6:00pm

In the 90s, NES Graphics Were Best Viewed Up Close

Now, this is a story all about how…Wow, this pretty much hits the early-90s on the head. Baseball Stars, Nike Ultra Force kicks, Mariah Carey CD, those pants! But where's the SNES? I mean, he was the Fresh Prince, right? » 9/03/09 4:40pm 9/03/09 4:40pm