Posts Tagged ‘Danny Hillis’

Ted Talk Speaker Was There at the Beginning of the Internet

Friday, March 29th, 2013

The NeXTcube used by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN became the first Web.

Imagine your life without the internet! Yikes!!

No instant answers to the questions you pose. No Google maps to help you find your way. No shopping with a click of a button – oh my!!

Did you know that it only took one very small paper book to publish the name of every person with an email address in 1982? At that time there were only three ‘Danny’s’ with email address – hard to imagine.

Here’s a Ted Blog by internet pioneer, Danny Hillis, that takes us for a walk down memory lane and a discussion of some of the pitfalls that face the internet today.