Five years ago, the world changed forever and the web changed with it. Remember what Google looked like on that day? It is a reminder of the crippled state of the web on that fatal day, when the large news sites were down due to unprecedented traffic. The sites adopted after a while and offered a slimmer interface with less images to download, but people had already started searching for answers in other places.
Posts with tag ”newyork”
For all of you who share my love for both Manhattan and digital maps, I want direct your attention to Jason Kottke’s latest project: Manhattan Elsewhere.
A sunny afternoon three years ago I sat in my office writing code in C++. It was September 11. I happened to catch a news-flash and instantly turned on the TV. Before my eyes was a real-time image I will never forget: a burning tower in the heart of one of my favorite cities on Earth, New York.
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