Mink Machine turns 20 years old
20 years ago, I wrote the first lines of HTML code on this site. It was written in Emacs on a Solaris workstation and viewed in Mosaic, since this was before Netscape and Internet Explorer were even released. It seems I even had a webpage before Microsoft did.
The World Wide Web as such turned 25 this year, since Tim Berners-Lee sent a proposal to his boss at CERN on March 10, 1989. During this latest quarter-century, I’ve seen the web transform the world in many ways. It’s been a fascinating ride and I’m in awe to be living in these times.
Over the last ten years I’ve written over 400 entries and published more than 2600 photos. As well as writing over 300 movie reviews at Dubbeldissarklubben. Even though blogging has gone into a decline over the last years, both on a global scale as well as my own writing, it’s been a great ride. Here’s looking at you, site.