I remember visiting my first website in 1996. I was taking a computer skills class and part of the class was teaching students about using email and visiting websites, since both were fairly new.
There was a fair amount of anticipation as the page slowly loaded to show the home page for the now defunct search engine, Alta Vista. Our assignment was to search for and find a website that interested us. Being a fan of “The Simpsons,” I typed in “Fox Television” and visited fox.com. Thanks to the Way Back Machine, you can see what the site looked liked 19 years ago.
I remember being amazed at that website - even though it was mostly just graphics and not that much actual content.Read More