|Computer and Internet history|
Do you remember the "good old days"? When you look back, you'll think all those things were stupid. Remember that, back then, it was all high-tech material. Remember installing a program using several floppy disks?
Here is a short funny list from the computer and internet history.
Hardware like we have today (like the iPhone) are things people could only dream about. Check out the price and size of the next 10 MB and 1 GB harddisk.
10 megabyte harddisk
1 gigabyte harddisk
If you want to see more old hardware, check out the Computer History in Pics.
You had to had some software installed on your hardware. Remember MS-DOS and Windows 3.11? Check out this crazy promotional video for MS-DOS 5.0.
Old Internet Web pages
Big websites today have a history too. How did they look like before? Check it out.
Ebay - 14th June, 1997
Google - 11th November, 1998
Microsoft - 20th October, 1996
Monster - 11th November, 1996
Yahoo - 17th October, 1996
Predictions from the past
A clip from 1969 with predictions on how the future computer would look like and what is now known as the internet.
There are other predictions from the past.
"The future is now". Well, it still isn't at its best, check out a video about Microsoft Vista.
An application was for employment
Memory was something that you lost with age
Compress was something you did to garbage
Log on was adding wood to a fire
Cut - you did with a pocket knife
I guess I'll stick to my pad and paper
Do you have more predictions for the future?
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