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.
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.
Check it out sometime, the way back machine is a wonderful afternoon diversion.
The “way back” archive is not complete, alas!