The United States Declaration of Independence was signed on 2nd August 1776 by 56 persons. A few of these people had been absent when the Declaration was adopted on the 4th of July that year.
Howard Cunningham, creator of wiki software and the world's first wiki web site (WikiWikiWeb), came up with the name after being told to take the 'Wiki Wiki Shuttle' at the Honolulu airport. "Wiki" means "quick" in Hawaiian. The first wiki site is still up and running at the server of his software consultancy firm, Cunningham & Cunningham. [more...]