Videos about important
Internet tools and history



The history of computing at the dawn of the Internet

Mini-series: The Machine That Changed The World (1992)

(5 x 1 hour each)



Videos describing the early Internet

Intellectual & mechanical precursors of the Internet's World Wide Web

(59:35)

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A quick & dirty early history of the Internet, circa 2008

(6:52)

The Internet Revolution in 1993

(1:57)

The World Wide Web in 1994

(3:03)



Videos from the 20th century portraying possible futures

Knowledge Navigator (computing in 2011) by Apple in 1987

(5:45)

The "You Will" TV ads by AT&T in 1993

(2:02)



Videos about the Internet
and important pre-millenium Internet tools from wydea


How the Internet works

(1:48)

How e-mail works

(1:18)

How Instant Messaging (IM), a "live" version of e-mail, works

(1:56)



Videos about important
Web-based Internet tools circa 2008
in "Plain English" from commoncraft ET ALIA


Web Searching Strategies

(2:51)

Social Media - an overview

(3:44)

Social Bookmarking

(3:25)

Online Photo Sharing

(2:50)

Podcasting ("Personal On Demand" radio/television)

(3:00)

Blogs ("Web logs")

(2:58)

RSS ("Really Simple Syndication")

(3:44)

Wikis (Web sites you can (re)write as well as read)

(3:52)

The evolving future: today's Web 2.0

(5:18)