I remember one of the very first commercials to advertise the “World Wide Web.” I remember thinking that whatever this was, it was going to be amazing and I couldn’t wait for it to come out. If you sit back and think about it, those first internet commercials were catching our attention and eliminating our imaginations not more than 10 to 15 years ago. And here we are today, carrying the ‘World Wide Web’ around in our pockets. Amazing!
Remember when you had to fully type in a domain name, not forgetting about the ‘WWW’ part? Back when chat rooms were all the rage for the kids, the sound of “You’ve got mail” was music to our ears, and we paid for web use through our telephone connections. I remember sitting night after night on the ‘web’ chatting in online chat rooms about sports and popular culture, and downloading just one song at a time (and even that one song would take all day to download). Back in the beginning the web was all about connecting with the world.