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March 16: WikiWikiWeb – First Wiki

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Jeffrey Powers

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Description: For the Tech History Geek in all of us

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March 16: WikiWikiWeb – First Wiki

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1995- The worlds first Wiki was created as Ward Cunningham invites people to add and edit content. WikiWikiWeb was officially launched on March 25th, as A Wiki is a database that can be a community collaboration. Six years later, Wikipedia is launched. From: ward To: stevep Subject: New Service on PPR Date: Thursday, March 16, 1995 11:06AM Steve -- I've put up a new database on my web server and I'd like you to take a look. It's a web of people, projects and patterns accessed through a cgi-bin script. It has a forms based authoring capability that doesn't require familiarity with html. I'd be very pleased if you would get on and at least enter your name in RecentVisitors. I'm asking you because I think you might also add some interesting content. I'm going to advertise this a little more widely in a week or so. The URL is http://c2.com/cgi-bin/wiki. Thanks and best regards. -- Ward Wikazine – Full show notes for March 16 Wireless Telephone is invented Sci-Fi announces the name change to SyFy Mac OS X Server 1.0
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