This article is 7th in a series comprising the â€œOral History of the Internet.â€ Part 7, â€œModern Times,â€ tells stories like the of two Sanford students, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, who, in 1998 unveiled their prototype of an Internet search engine that they beleived outperformed anything else available at the time and gave it the quirky name Google which as most everyone knows, now dominates the search engine business.
Archive for August 24th, 2008
Here are some of the hottest and most current stories on Senators Barack Obama and Joe Bidenâ€™s 2008 Presidential Campaign like challenges at the four-day Democratic national convention in Denver fall into two categories. The first are all the normal tests set out for any non-incumbent seeking the presidency-introducing himself, defining an agenda, making a positive impression, etc. Relatively speaking, these are lay-ups.
This coming Thursaday,Barack Obama will accept the nomination 45 years to the day after Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. King’s moving address on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial mobilized desegregation forces fighting for civil rights. Many Afro-Americans have expressed that from their perspective the moment will have a great deal of meaning as it will signify that they are further down the road to achieving Dr. Kingâ€™s dream. I believe that the eventâ€™s significance will not be felt solely by the black population as it is truly an â€œAmerican experienceâ€ because….