From the “way-back machine”

We’ve all heard the expression “way-back machine” and some of us know about tools like the Time Machine. But, did you know that there is in fact a “way-back machine” ?

From time to time, I have used this service and it is one of those nice corners of the web that is nice to know. I was reminded of it this morning in a conversation and that led to a nice walk through history.

If you aren’t familiar with the “way-back machine”, take a look at http://www.archive.org/web/web.php

Some day you may wonder what a web page looked like a while ago and the “way-back machine” is your solution.

Here are some interesting ones that I looked at today. The Time Magazine in February 1999.

Time magazine web page in February 1999
Time magazine web page in February 1999

Ever wondered what the Dataupia web page looked like in February 2006? I know someone who would get a kick out of it so I went and looked it up.

The Dataupia web page from February 2006
The Dataupia web page from February 2006

Check it out sometime, the way back machine is a wonderful afternoon diversion.

The “way back” archive is not complete, alas!

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