Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mosaic and the Birth of the Web

Twenty years ago, maybe on April 22 (there are conflicting dates, but definitely in 1993), NCSA’s Mosaic Web browser was released — and we’ve been swimming deeper into cyberspace ever since. Exactly one year after, in the spring of 1994, I came out with Mosaic Quick Tour. As far as I know, it’s the first […]

Gems in My Attic

I spent the weekend in my attic. Pheh! The dust up there murder. But the future carcinoma was worth it! I found several boxes of bOING bOING and Mondo 2000 issues, a stack of Jargon Watch books, a box of Beyond Cyberpunk! (and the Update Stack), the BCP comic, a few copies of my Mosaic […]

Welcome Media Citizens!

Hey, look, it’s the 21st century and I’ve finally decided to join it with my own blog! I hear this “blogging” thing is all the rage. Good thing I got in on the ground floor. My old Gareth’s Vanity Portal will remain up, at least for awhile. I’ll move all of the relevant, perennial content […]