90s

Windows

Why Did Weezer Come with Windows 95?

Weezer and Windows 95 are forever linked in my mind. Kids today may not understand why and this video will explain how it all happened. Time stamps: 00:00-1:22 Introduction 1:22-07:32 Pre Windows 95 Launch 07:32-09:10 Fasthosts Techie Test 09:10-12:56 Windows 95 Marketing 12:56-20:19 Back to Weezer 20:20-22:17 The Other Videos 22:17-23:44 Closing 23:44-24:36 Credits

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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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