xkcd

Too true

My imagination is already reeling. What are your current favourite or most detested wildly inaccurate historical films or TV series, and what future travesties do you think your descendants might see?

Alas, poor geocities: I knew it well

I know, I’m several weeks late on this. Just catching up on the news that Yahoo has pulled the plug on geocities last month does give me a pang. Although I never actually made myself a geocities page, having fallen in with net-purists at a very early stage of my online habit: they scoffed, and thus so did I. Still, those blinkenlight pages were an important stage in the evolution of electronic self-publishing.