Why are web browser logos all circular?

A thought suddenly occurred to me last week when I was attending a presentation at IWMW about HTML5 and friends. One of the slides contained the logos of the five major browsers. It suddenly occurred to me that they are all round! It is almost as if the circle or sphere has, by stealth, become […]

The future of hypertext as seen from 1990

An intereting video has appeared on Google Video. It’s a documentary about hypertext made in 1990 by Douglas Adams (via Boing Boing). This was made at roughly the same time as the WWW was invented, but this programme mostly reminds me of those interactive CD-Rom encyclopedias you used to get in the 1990s. I also […]