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August 09, 2007

The Morris worm

My_lionheart The first time that certain people & things were mentioned in the New York Times. For example, Microsoft on August 13, 1981, The Simpsons on December 23, 1988

First ever singer to use a wireless headset radio microphone on stage, Kate Bush in her 1979 Tour of Life

The Morris worm, first computer worm distributed via the Internet, November 2, 1988

WebCrawler, the first full text search engine (April 20, 1994)

Born between Salzburg and Braunau am Inn, one of the sites on wikipedia’s Mozart article. This was the first of wikipedia’s featured articles, February 22, 2004. Today’s excellent article, for example, is about “Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion”, a 1944 triptych by Francis Bacon

Re-post / unrelated: Sad Song by Fredo Viola (created entirely using 15 second JPEG movies from my Nikon Coolpix 775 camera and composted in After Effects)

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I saw Grace Slick use a wireless (not headset) microphone in (I think) 1969

Posted by: John Salisbury at Aug 9, 2007 10:26:19 AM

wikipedia said that kate Bush was the first.


Can't you trust the internet any more?

Posted by: Hanan at Aug 9, 2007 3:48:04 PM