Ada Lovelace is cool, don’t get me wrong. But there would have been no Ada without Mary.
Entries Tagged as 'Early Internets'
March 24th, 2010 · 8 Comments
Tags: Early Internets
June 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment
April 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off
More from the Victorian internet department: Paul Collins on chess, bowling, even billiards by telegraph.
July 22nd, 2008 · 16 Comments
The Kinematrix has you: three alternate Victorian internets.
July 9th, 2008 · 17 Comments
Plus the Jimmy Carterian Internet and the Millennial Pneumatic Tube.
June 24th, 2008 · Comments Off
“Would you rather go see the latest Star Wars movie, or a giant card catalog?” NYT on the Mundaneum, the cardboard internet noted here a few months ago.
April 2nd, 2008 · 7 Comments
Paul Collins on the Mundaneum, a networked encyclopedia on fifteen million index cards (shades of the Memex?). Plus index cards as (literally) the U.S. War Department’s killer app.