Erwise was one of the earliest web browsers. It was developed by a team of four Finnish students as their master’s project, supervised by Ari Lemmke, at the Helsinki University of Technology. The software was released on 15th April 1992 and is often credited of being the first graphical browser.
Wingdings included since Windows 3.1 has been the center of a strange controversy. The dingbat font contains many popular and common shapes that can quickly be incorporated in documents. In the original font, typing the three letters 'NYC' in sequence, would display skull-cross bones, star of David and thumbs up sign. Some people interpreted as an antisemitic message and raised a big hue and cry over it. In later versions, the symbols were changed to eye, heart and skyline, which is like a hat tip to the famous "I ♥ NY" logo designed by Milton Glaser. [more...]