The new improved
I have spent most of the day at my computer improving my wordpress skills so I could move my Links blog off wordpress.com (they started including ads on their hosted blogs) and then updated and redesigned both blogs. I made my first wordpress child theme, rewrote some php files, changed the css, etc. At least I have something to show for these hours of staring at my screen, but seems a far cry from art making, but part of the process I suppose.
Marianne and I are writing about Collected Visions for Photoworks journal. To get my mind moving to answer her questions. I started researching what the web looked like in 1996 when Collected Visions launched.
Internet Society > Brief History of the Internet
Wikipedia > History of the Internet
The Internet was commercialized in 1995 when NSFNET was decommissioned, removing the last restrictions on the use of the Internet to carry commercial traffic.
Slate Magazine – Jurassic Web, Feb 2009
Media Bistro How Does the Internet of 1996 Compare to 2011? [INFOGRAPHIC]
From ekarj.com (?) Written 7-10-06
The World Wide Web: Past, Present and Future by Tim Berners-Lee (written in 1996)
Voyager Co. that was the major player in the production of interactive CD-Roms disbanded in 1997! Case study
going back a step>
What the Internet looked like in 1995 Washington Post (with video form PBS Computer Chronicles
Smithsonian Blog from December 12,2012:Fun Places on the Internet (in 1995)
Googled migraines – cut out all the 150 aching heads.
The British Newspaper Archive.
New pages added every dayThousands of new pages are scanned for you every day.3,079,053pages and counting...
A big day for finding links. According to BBC, “A total of 120,000 pages will be added to daily and 40 million pages will be digitised over the next 10 years, spanning three centuries.”
Regret the Error reports on media corrections, retractions, apologies, clarifications and trends regarding accuracy and honesty in the press. It was launched in October 2004 by Craig Silverman, a freelance journalist and author based in Montreal.
>> Just heard about this on ‘On the Media’ with the story about Wall Street Journal publishing an online editorial blaming Norway bombing on Jihad extremists than quietly changing it without acknowledging error.
[original WSJ article here, and the edited one here.]
Great On The Media with Brooke really going after Fact Check as she talks about fact checking debt ceiling debate.
entire July 29 OTM here
These were the live feeds I could find. Many sites are transmitting Al Jazeera live streaming. Many have live twitter feeds and intermittent video reports from Cairo. At my studio now but it never occurred to me to turn on the TV.
BBC News – Egypt unrest
Al Jazeera English live stream
CNN Live: Egyptian State TV
Egypt protest:live – Telegraph
I could find no US live feeds.
Re: my last post
I am sure this headline is in response to the widespread publication of the crazed video grab of the shooter that has had front page exposure both on and offline.
Wandered over to the Huffington Post and was surprised and happy to see their headline. Took this screen grab at 3:36pm since the headline keeps changings. Here is the link to the story
12 Essential News Media Tumblrs You Should Follow.
didn’t realize all that was going on at Tumblr. I think this is the place for my new daily migraine/no migraine project.