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Steve Jobs struck a deal with the venture capital division of Xerox by letting them invest $1 million in exchange for a look at the technologies and devices the company was working on at PARC. Jobs successfully imported the mouse, GUI and other technologies into Apple machines.
How do I view a deleted web page?
Is there a way to view a deleted web page - one that is no longer available? Yes there is and the solution is quite simple. [more...]
Way before the World Wide Web (WWW) was created, Ted Nelson described Xanadu, a global network of computers in his books "Computer Lib / Dream Machines" (1974) and "Literary Machines" (1981). The invention of the World Wide Web is credited to Sir Tim Berners-Lee who created the global network while working at CERN, a high-energy physics organisation in Europe. In his original proposal for the WWW, Sir Tim had put Ted Nelson's "Getting it out of our system" as the first reference. [more...]