Monday, February 15, 2010

The Very First Blog

"Justin Halls started a web-based diary called Justin’s Links from the Underground in 1994. It offered an early guided tour of the Web, but became increasingly personal over time. New York Times Magazine has referred to him as the founding father of personal blogging. Of course, the term “blog” itself wouldn’t be introduced until years later (“weblog” in 1997, which led to “blog” in 1999)."

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Wow, dude!

We all owe you, thanks. I've interacted with many great people I never would've met had it not been for the Internet.


Anonymous said...

Blogging can be dangerous to your health.


Chuck said...

He definitely started a cool trend

WomanHonorThyself said...

friends like me right?

jan said...

Pioneers should be recognized. Good find.

Z said...

We sure have all met some great people blogging, no doubt about it. And imagine us not getting the information we get through bloggers?
Super post, Cube, my friend! And good on that guy!

Brooke said...

How cool!

I've certainly spent many an hour enjoying his invention.

nanc said...

I thought he who shall remain unnamed because of all the cold weather would have lain claim to this?!?


cube said...

BG: Deadlier than knitting.

Chuck: Very cool trend.

WomanHonorThyself: YES!!!!

Jan: Thanks.

Z: Absolutely. Just think of the geographical difference between us and yet we can share information. It's amazing, really.

cube said...

Brooke: Me too... maybe too many hours. Time flies on the Internet.

Nanc: lol. He, who is harder to find than Waldo, is the subject of my Tuesday post.