90s

Data Driven

Have You Ever Livestreamed from the Beach? You will.

In this Data Point, I stream live from the beach to talk about how sometimes specific predictions of the future are correct, even if they miss some details. In the 1990s, AT&T ran a series of commercials, highlighting the ways in which the internet would transform our lives. One that stands out is the prediction […]

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Microsoft

Looking Back at Microsoft Encarta

It’s hard for people today accustomed to Wikipedia to think of a time when the idea of an electronic encyclopedia was futuristic and revolutionary. In this two-part series, some of the original Microsoft Encarta team explain what it was like to work on the revolutionary product from the ’90s. Anthony Keller, Brian Manthos, Andy Woods, […]

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