Flashback: What’s the Internet?

by Ryan on January 30, 2011

in Anything Else,Media Bias,Nostalgia,Pop Culture

I saw this floating around the World Wide Internets from the Today Show circa 1994:

Even though I’d love to pile on NBC, it’s all not that silly.  Think about it:  what is the Internet?  Could you describe what it physically is rather than what it does?  I’m sure many of us could today, but what about 1994 when it was just catching on?

However, Katie, maybe I’m wrong but “@” has always been “at” and as far as I know it’s never meant “about”.  Also, notice that Gumbel doesn’t add the “dots” between the parts of their email address.

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