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Posts Tagged ‘history

A Touching Story

Saturday, 8 November 2008

WAtoday ran a very touching story about a black White House butler who served through eight presidential administrations. He was there when the most significant events in racial history happened. He was there while America’s racial history was being remade: the Little Rock school crisis, the 1963 March on Washington, the cities burning, the civil […]

Tim Berners-Lee’s Webserver

Thursday, 10 July 2008

This could very well be the world’s first web-server, guys. Doesn’t look like much, huh? This NeXT workstation (a NeXTcube) was used by Tim Berners-Lee as the first Web server on the World Wide Web. Today, it is kept in Microcosm, the public museum at the Meyrin site of CERN, in the Canton of Geneva, […]