First Lady of The Internet

Many moons ago, the internet was a barren landscape of computer nerds and curious onlookers. Before the days of Google, Facebook and YouTube, Marg Meikle, CBC’s sardonic yet utterly charming ‘Answer Lady’ on the Vicki Gabereau show, contacted me for some Internet help. If my memory serves me correctly, she wanted to connect to this […]

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Netscape Flashback

Way back in 1995 Netscape was king. It was king because it was a direct descendent of Marc Andreessen’s ground-breaking Mosaic software, one of the first cross-platform web browsers available to users on the newly paved superhighway. Those were the days. Sort of. Unfortunately for the Netscape company, who saw part of their future in […]

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CBC Radio – 1994 Almanac Show

Here’s another radio broadcast from 1994 on good old CBC Radio 690. I appeared on the Almanac afternoon show with host Cecilia Walters and Marg Meikle, known then as CBC’s Answer Lady, to discuss the Internet. The technology was fairly new to most in 1994 and a mysterious and little understood technology which is reflected […]

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