Author Archives: GilPress

About GilPress

I launched the Big Data conversation; writing, research, marketing services; http://whatsthebigdata.com/ & http://infostory.com/

Banned Books

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Web and Internet Firsts

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Moore’s Law at Work

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Flying Machines, 1882

From Mashable: In 1882 French illustrator Albert Robida (1848–1926) completed a wildly futuristic engraving (Leaving the Opera in the Year 2000): his vision of fashionable Parisian opera attendees, in the year 2000. In tandem, Robida wrote a science fiction trilogy … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Desktop (Video)

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Vintage Social Networking

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The New York Times and CBS Born

Today in 1851, the first issue of the New- York Daily Times was published. Six years alter it changed its name to The New-York Times. Also today, in 1927, the “Columbia Phonographic Broadcasting System” went on the air  with a presentation … Continue reading

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