is known for its flashy technology displays like holograms of Will.I.Am
and its glossy map displays
, not everything about the network is so up-to-date: the CNN Interactive: In-Depth Food
website appears to have remained unchanged since 2001. via
"I want to make another Geocities
. Free web hosting, static HTML only, 10MB limit, anonymous, uncensored." And with that tweet
was born. Browse existing sites
, or create your own
. [more inside]
Thanks to the Archive Team's rescue of Geocities
), you can now stroll down memory lane with One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age Photo Op
, a Tumblr of Geocities screenshots generated in Netscape 4.51.
"[W]ebsites and hosting services should not be “fads” any more than forests and cities should be fads – they represent countless hours of writing, of editing, of thinking, of creating. They represent their time, and they represent the thoughts and dreams of people now much older, or gone completely. There’s history here. Real, honest, true history. So Archive Team did what it could, as well as other independent teams around the world, and some amount of Geocities was saved."
Now, one year later, they have announced that nearly a terabyte of web history
will soon be made available to the public as a 900GB torrent file
. (Previously. / Previously.) [more inside]
- a band who are nostalgic for Geocities. Modern webpage here
As Geocities is officially turned off
for good tomorrow I'd like to pay my respects.
I'll miss you old friend, the internet won't be the same without you.
Now cracks a noble heart. Good-night, sweet prince; And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. Geocities, we hardly knew ye.
Tired of the current web? Have all the cool domain names already been registered? The second web
bills itself as
geocities 2.0 with a web browser-esque interface stuck on top of it "a completely new World Wide Web. A new Web Browser, a new domain name system and completely new websites."
THE SITE OF MOVIE MAGAZINES has it all...
Whether you like Continental Film Review
, Trash Times
, or Sleazioid Express
, if it's low-budget, they probably have it.
ATTN: Magazines mostly NSFW, unless your tastes run more towards the Christian Filmworks
was once the darling of the online world to every-man wanted to post his own web site. Free space for all, and all were happy. Then Yahoo! bought it, and the dot-com collapse occurred. Now, GeoCities offers new premium packages
, offering more features. But at $19.95 before you can even having scripting, traditional web hosts greatly undercut Yahoo!'s offering, and offer more in terms of features still.
Geocities for Scientologists
Take a look at the uniformity of the personal pages on this site. It's enough to make one wonder if these people even know they have webpages.
Advertisers accidentally linked with kiddie-porn.
This was never a problem in print advertising. Looks like some big advertisers got caught when buying run of network advertising. Chevron's not very happy about it.
There must be something
about Geocities that attracts the most unusual people to create such enriching websites. What it is, I'm not sure.
No, nothing to do with music. Virtual Dub is open source capturing software with built-in capture support which can often use as much as 90% of your hard disk's maximum sustained transfer rate -- as high as 10 megabytes per second -- without dropping a frame.
We just tested it at work with our ATI All In Wonder 128 and were impressed with the crystal clear results.