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||Double Webpardy Answers with Questions
What is the Communications Decency Act?
What is point-to-point protocol?
Who is Tim Berners-Lee?
What is transmission control protocol?
Sun (as in Sun Microsystems)
What is Stanford University Network?
Yes, There Are Other Browsers
Developed by a band of plucky Norwegians, this is "The Browser That Was Made For You!"
What is Opera?
The World Wide Web Consortium's testbed browser.
What is Amaya?
Apple's ill-fated attempt to enter the browser market.
What is CyberDog?
IBM's ill-fated attempt to enter the browser market.
What is WebExplorer?
Oracle's ill-fated attempt to enter the browser market.
What is PowerBrowser? [Can't find it]
The computer for which the first Web browser was written.
What is the NeXT?
The global event that occurred on February 8, 1996.
What is 24 Hours in Cyberspace?
(Points would have been given if you said "What is the day Web pages went black to protest the CDA?")
This site from O'Reilly may have been the first Web portal.
What is GNN? [Now dead]
Where the first US Web Server was located.
What is the Stanford Linear Accelerator
He developed the first WWW software with Tim Berners-Lee.
Who is Robert
Before the Web
The document-linking technology proposed by Vannevar Bush in his landmark essay, "As We May Think"
What is Memex?
This hypertext system was referred to in Wired magazine as "the longest-running vaporware story in the history
of the computer industry."
What is Xanadu?
Invented by Charles Goldfarb, it separates content structure from presentation.
What is SGML?
The author of HyperCard, the program the popularized hypertext.
Who is Bill Atkinson?
Designed by computer demigod Douglas Engelbart, the first hypertext system.
What is NLS (oN Line System)?
Follow the Money
Tthis venture capital firm is known for its keiretsu, featuring such successful firms as Compaq, Intuit, Sun and
Who is Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers
Tthis noted venture capitalist used to date Bill Gates.
Who is Ann Winblad?
This unusual investment bank was involved in a rather tacky spam marketing scheme with one of its investors, Wired
Who is Wit Capital?
The formerly "revolutionary" company that took out full page ads in the Wall Street Journal offering
to buy websites.
Who is Zap?
This venture capital firm's investment portfolio includes the following firms: AvantGo, Vicinity, When.com and
Who is 21st Century Internet Venture Partners?
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