Tuesday, March 01, 2005

MIT 026 Lab: March 1st, 2005

Natalie Lovie
March 1st, 2005

MIT 026B Lab Assignment
Images, movies or sound files that would be appropriate for someone who's interested in The History of the World Wide Web are:
1)
"Where Do Websites Come From? Capturing and Interacting with Design History"
This video highlights the design structures of websites on the World Wide Web. It clearly details the history of information heirarcies which exist in the creation and maintainance of website design. This video moves through information pertaining to the history of the World Wide Web clearly and efficiently.
2)
"The World Wide Web"
This informal yet beneficial powerpoint presentation walks visitors through the history of the creation of the World Wide Web. It also describes the current structure of the Web and the project of Internet Mapping. It also outlines theories about the different uses for the World Wide Web.
3)
Image from: "The World Wide Web: Past, Present, and Future"
This image acts as a timeline for the history of the World Wide Web. The chart itself also continues to reveal predictions for the future of the World Wide Web. It links servers to the many markups languages used on the web to form a visual stucture of the World Wide Web.
Websites that would be useful for understanding the cultural impact of the World Wide Web, the political impact of the World Wide Web, and/or the future of the World Wide Web are:
1)
"The World Wide Web: Past, Present, and Future"
This article, written by Tim Berners-Lee himself, is extremely benefical for understanding everything about the World Wide Web. It outlines the creation of the World Wide Web, it's uses, the ever-changing structures which allow it to continue to evolve over time, and what the future may hold.
2)
"Art After the Internet: The Impact of the World Wide Web on Global Culture"
This website supplies readers with a thorough overview of how the World Wide Web is affecting the movement and expressions of cultures throughout the world. It covers issues such as censorship on the internet, postmodernism, and the fabrication of works of art on the World Wide Web.
3)
"Information Welfare and Information Security on the Web"
This website provides many links for finding information on specific issues surrounding the various political impacts of the World Wide Web on information retrievel. It incorporates input from many different authors who offer different perspectives on the influence of the Internet on society.
Natalie Lovie

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