Data Myths

Data MythsEpisode 14
A Brief History of the Internet and Website Development: The Good, The Bad, and Everything In Between
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A Brief History of the Internet and Website Development: The Good, The Bad, and Everything In Between
By Brian Gagnon, Datamyths.com • View the Website

Who doesn’t love a little history? This week, Brian and Malinda are treating listeners to a historic overview of the Internet and website design. Ready to reminisce about home row keys and early flash sites? Plug in and get ready—Data Myths is throwing it back.

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Who doesn’t love a little history? This week, Brian and Malinda are treating listeners to a historic overview of the Internet and website design. Ready to reminisce about home row keys and early flash sites? Plug in and get ready—Data Myths is throwing it back.

Summary: This week on Data Myths, Brian and Malinda take a trip down memory lane. Considering the evolution of the Internet, they explore how technology has changed the way we live, communicate, and build websites. Looking for a brief and fun history of website development? Ready to reminisce about home row keys and 90s flash sites? From ‘fun buttons’ to responsive design, episode 14 examines the highs and lows of website development. Subscribe and listen for a satisfyingly fun history lesson.

What We Covered:
1:00 - The evolution of the Internet
3:00 - E-commerce Podcast
5:00 - Tim Berners-Lee
7:00 - Commodore 64
10:00 - HTML, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier), HTTP, Links (Old web browser)
11:00 - Hyperlinks
14:00 - Website developers and writing code
14:00 - WYSIWYG
17:00 - Adobe Dreamweaver, fusion and cold fusion
17:00 - CMS (Content Management System)
18:00 - Brian’s first e-commerce website
23:00 - Cascade definition
24:00 - Frames - multifunction website page
26:00 - Building a website and adding content
27:00 - Content and making websites user friendly
28:00 - History of search and bookmarks
33:00 - Indexing, keyword stuffing, content stuffing, and back link building
36:00 - Responsive design for desktop and mobile
40:00 - Chat on your website
41:00 - Definition of scaling vertically and horizontally

What is Data Myths?

Uniting dataphiles and dataphobes one podcast at a time. Listen as the Gagnons interview industry leaders and startup founders, review new tech trends and products, and examine how data and technology drive our professional and personal worlds.