I apologise in advance for this gif pic.twitter.com/N52YvqsyCm
— Barney Worfolk-Smith (@mightybarnski) August 21, 2015
Google killed the pub quiz
With delights such as korma, lasagne, sweet and sour Chinese and gnocci (pic 2), the Dimly Lit Meals For One Tumblr presents pictures of meals that, quite frankly, look exactly like big plates of vomNOMNOMNOM.
20 years ago TODAY, CERN released the technology needed to run the WorldWideWeb freely available.
With this simple altruistic act, the information-based revolution began spawning entire industries that were not even conceived of even a few years previously.
By late 1993 there were 500 websites.
Today there’s somewhere in the region of 630 million.
Without this project spinning out of CERN, we would probably still prefer dogs and maybe look at things a little bit differently.
If you’re of a technical bent, you could even try and get the first web browser up and running (aside: it’s written in Objective-C which is used to write the vast majority of iOS apps).
H/T to Steven Troughton-Smith for the browser link
From the whiteboard in Boards.ie HQ. Happy birthday to us. Giving you some modicum of free speech for 15 years. :) twitter.com/DeVore/status/…
— Tom Murphy (@DeVore) February 12, 2013
Grown spectacularly from its humble beginnings as a Quake forum.
Fair play though, in fairness.