Internet History Podcast

Internet History Podcast

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A History Of The Internet Era From Netscape To The iPad
181. (Ch. 7.5) The Story of craigslist
Oct 13 • 22 min
SUMMARY: The history of Craig Newmark, craigslist and other odds and ends that didn’t make the book!
180. Part 2 With John McCrea
Sep 30 • 91 min
Simple enough: Part 2 with John McCrea. More on SGI, more on doing battle with Microsoft in the 90s. And… interesting stuff on VR and the future…
179. On Silicon Graphics with John McCrea (Pt. 1)
Sep 16 • 71 min
John McCrea is a Zelig-like personality who pops up in so many of the narratives we’ve already covered: Apple. Netscape. Doing battle with Microsoft. This is part one, mostly about Silicon Graphics, a company I had been thinking about doing an episode on…
178. On Google’s 20th Birthday - The History of Google
Sep 1 • 95 min
On Google’s 20th Birthday (September 4th) a re-cutting and re-airing of my comprehensive history of Google, from it’s inception through its IPO. Happy Birthday, Google!
177. NandO.net with Fraser Van Asch
Aug 19 • 37 min
Nando.net was not only a very early experiment in bringing journalism to the web, it was also one of those local ISP’s that flowered in the era of the early 1990s. Fraser Von Asch was not only one of the key players at The News & Observer (thus, “NandO”)…
176. The Epic Fail of Digg V.4 With Will Larson
Aug 6 • 49 min
Digg was the earliest high flying startup in early social media. But then, other startups started to steal the limelight. Digg tried to keep up by launching Digg version 4. And… users hate it. Many people feel that the reason Reddit is Reddit today is…
175. How the Internet Came to Pakistan With Imran Haider
Jul 22 • 41 min
On this episode we’re going to look at how the Internet came to—and is still in the process of coming to—Pakistan. Imran Haider is a listener to the show, works in the tech industry, and analyzes the south asian tech scene at his blog, arkito.co. Today,…
174. Bringing the NYTimes and MSNBC Online With Lisa Napoli
Jul 8 • 66 min
Lisa Napoli got a job straight out of college at CNN in its earliest days, which is a crazy startup story in it’s own right. But then she worked for a time at Delphi, which was an early online service and competitor to AOL and Prodigy that I don’t think…
173. Netscape’s Rosanne Siino
Jun 24 • 61 min
Rosanne Siino has been on my list to talk to from day one of this podcast. As you know, I started by reaching out to Netscape folks and Rosanne was the head of communications for that very first dotcom company. She saw it all, she can give us her take on…
HUGE Podcast Announcement
Jun 16 • 3 min
HUGE Podcast Announcement! Details on how to pre-order the podcast book!
172. How Politics Came to the Web With Karl Mattson
Jun 10 • 53 min
Today we’re going to go back to take a look at early journalism on the web. Karl Mattson helped launched one of the first political news websites, ElectionLine. He helped cover the 1996 election when covering an election on the web was a completely new…
171. Claude Shannon, Father of Information Theory
May 27 • 59 min
Claude Shannon was a mathematician, electrical engineer, and cryptographer known as “the father of information theory.” In the pantheon of cool people who made the modern information era possible, he’s right up there. Today, we’re going to talk to the…
170. The Godfather of Streaming Music, Robert Reid
May 13 • 89 min
Summary: Robert Reid, the founder of Rhapsody, can be considered the Godfather (founding father?) of the streaming music reality we now live in. But guess what? That’s only half of this episode! Because it turns out, Robert is the author of a book that…
169. Kottke.org’s Jason Kottke, @jkottke
Apr 29 • 63 min
Jason Kottke, of kottke.org fame, was one of the early bloggers, one of the first bloggers to go pro, and one of the few solo bloggers still going. If you know Kottke.org, then you love it. How could you not? If you’ve never heard of it, you can thank me…
168. The History of Java With Todd Sundsted
Apr 15 • 42 min
People have been yelling at me for years that I’ve not covered more technical aspects of the web’s history, especially things like Java. Specifically Java. The argument can be made that Java helped the web evolve into what it’s become. So, that’s why I…
167. NYTimes Tech Columnist, Farhad Manjoo @fmanjoo
Apr 1 • 58 min
Today, a man who needs no introduction: New York Times Technology Columnist Farhad Manjoo. This episode was recorded about two months or so ago, so we talk about the book leave Farhad is on that he only recently made public, but of course, we get into his…
166. Amazon, Hulu and Oculus with Eugene Wei
Mar 17 • 73 min
No joke, this is one of my favorite episodes we’ve ever done. Eugene Wei was an early employee at Hulu, so we get some details on that company for the first time, and he also worked at Flipboard and Oculus, so we get some important context especially on…
165. Claire L. Evans, Author of Broad Band- The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet
Mar 4 • 67 min
Claire Evans is the author of the new book: Broad Band The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet. This is the best tech history book I’ve read in a while and you know I read them all. Of special note, considering our 90s-heavy focus on this…
164. How the Web Came to Germany, With Thomas Ganter
Feb 19 • 52 min
Listener Thomas Ganter gives us a first person, anecdotal account of how the web came to Germany in the 1990s.
163. The History of Online Video with JibJab’s Gregg Spiridellis
Feb 5 • 64 min
Gregg Spiridellis has been making things go viral on the web since before the term VIRAL was even a thing. His company, JibJab has been producing web videos since the dialup dotcom era, producing hits you might remember such as Elf Yourself, Nasty Santa…
162. Venrock’s David Pakman on Apple’s Music Group, N2K, eMusic and Dollar Shave Club
Jan 21 • 41 min
David Pakman is a well respected venture capitalist at Venrock, but also a lifelong musician and music fan. Earlier in his career he played a significant role in bringing music to the web. David tells us about cofounding Apple’s Music Group, his role in…
161. Jeff Bussgang on Open Market and early eCommerce
Jan 7 • 39 min
It gets my goat that these days, the history of ecommerce begins and ends with Amazon. There were so many companies and big ideas that got us where we are today, and one of the most important companies was Open Market. Jeff Bussgang is here to tell us the…
160. Growing Up With The Web With Desiree Garcia @thedezzie
Dec 17, 2017 • 46 min
An exploration of what it was like to come of age in the early web era.
159. The Forgotten Story of PLATO, with Brian Dear
Dec 10, 2017 • 68 min
Plato was an online and interactive learning computer system developed in the 1960s at the University of Illinois. But in the early 1970s, Plato got truly networked, and the users took over. Plato had already pioneered such things as touch screen…
158. Bob Stein of Voyager and The Criterion Collection
Nov 27, 2017 • 59 min
Bob Stein was the founder of Voyager, publisher of the first consumer CDROM titles, and, far and away the leader of the CDROM industry in the late 1980s and early 90s. Bob was also one of the founders of the Criterion Collection, as well as the publisher…
157. Rob Malda (@cmdrtaco) on SlashDot and Social Media
Nov 11, 2017 • 80 min
You might know him as Rob Malda, or you might know him as CmdrTaco, but he was the founder of the great geek social website Slashdot. Slashdot recently turned 20 years old, Rob commemorated this in a great Medium post, and so I reached out to him to tell…
156. Dave Winer on The Open Web, Blogging, Podcasting and More
Oct 29, 2017 • 97 min
Godfather of Podcasting. One of the key people involved in the development of CSS. But as you’ll hear in this great and wide ranging chat, Dave Winer is just a software developer who has never stopped tinkering, never lost his interest in coming up with…
155. Giphy with Nicole LaPorte
Oct 15, 2017 • 23 min
Nicole Laporte has a cover story in Fast Company magazine this month about Giphy, potentially the next big story in online advertising and marketing, as well as… search?
154. Om Malik on Blogging and Web 2.0
Oct 1, 2017 • 68 min
Om Malik is, of course, a legend. One of the first journalists on the “tech beat” in the 1990s, one of the first bloggers to “turn pro,” one of the driving forces behind the Web 2.0 time period, and one of the most trusted analysts of the technology…
153. The AOL/Time Warner Merger - Crossover with the Acquired Podcast
Sep 17, 2017 • 105 min
What is generally considered the worst merger of all time, and certainly the crescendo event of the dotcom bubble era, today we take a look at the AOL/Time Warner merger, again with the excellent guys at the podcast Acquired.
152. David Shen on Early Yahoo and the Maturation of Online Advertising
Sep 3, 2017 • 65 min
David Shen was employee #17 at Yahoo, where he eventually had a hand in, not only the birth of advertising as the primary business model for the web but, eventually, the development of digital ads into their more modern, interactive form. As you’ll hear,…
151. Facebook’s First Senior Software Engineer, Karel Baloun
Aug 13, 2017 • 62 min
Karel Baloun was the first senior software engineer hired at Facebook in 2005. Baloun was only at Facebook for a year, from 2005 to 2006, but he provides some amazing insights about the company. What was Facebook’s culture like in 2005? What were the key…
150. More SoundCloud Chat with Buzzfeed’s Ryan Mac
Aug 6, 2017 • 24 min
Just as last week’s episode posted, another great piece about SoundCloud was posted on Buzzfeed by the great Ryan Mac. So, in a rare attempt by me to be topical, today’s episode is with Ryan Mac, discussing his article, which fills in some of the details…
149. Christina Warren on SoundCloud
Jul 30, 2017 • 68 min
Christina Warren is back for another analysis episode. A look at the history of SoundCloud as a company, and its current issues.
148. Don Melton on Apple, Safari, WebKit and Netscape
Jul 23, 2017 • 109 min
Don Melton is popularly known as the father of the Safari web browser or WebKit. He’s basically a web browser legend. Not only does Don tell us a lot of great stuff about Safari, WebKit, Apple and more, but he was also an early Netscape employee, so we…
147. The First Text Message With Neil Papworth
Jul 9, 2017 • 26 min
The first text message (or, to be accurate, SMS message) was sent on December 3, 1992. It was sent by Neil Papworth, and it said, “Merry Christmas.” This is the story of that first text, recorded for the first time.
146. Mike Slade on Steve Jobs’ Return To Apple
Jun 25, 2017 • 61 min
As promised, Mike Slade is back to tell stories from the period 1998 through 2004, when he was Special Assistant to Steve Jobs. Background details on the iMac, the iPod and the iPhone and more!
145. Brian Merchant, Author of The One Device
Jun 18, 2017 • 59 min
Finally! A detailed history of the development of the iPhone inside Apple. But not only that, an extensive history of all the technologies that came together to make the iPhone possible. Lithium ion battery technology, touchscreen technology, Gorilla…
144. The “First” Blogger, Justin Hall
Jun 11, 2017 • 104 min
A lot of people give credit to Justin Hall for being, if not the first, then spiritually, at least, the “first” blogger. Since early 1994, first as Justin’s Homepage and at various points, as Justin’s Links from the Underground and Links.net, Justin Hall…
143. Neil Hunt on the History of Netflix and Netflix Streaming
May 29, 2017 • 76 min
Neil Hunt is the Chief Product Officer at Netflix. Since he’s been at Netflix since 1999, not only is he the perfect person to tell us how Netflix streaming came about (the technical hurdles, the strategic decisions, etc.) but he can also give us the…
142. Andy Rachleff @arachleff co-founder of Benchmark and Wealthfront
May 21, 2017 • 47 min
Andy Rachleff was a co-founder of Benchmark, one of the most respected venture capital firms to this very day, and one of the biggest venture players during the dotcom era. Andy gives us more background on eBay’s founding and what venture investing was…
141. Nathan Latka @NathanLatka of the Top Entrepreneurs Podcast
May 13, 2017 • 21 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
140. The Google Chef, Charlie Ayers
Apr 24, 2017 • 48 min
The famous Google Chef, Charlie Ayers, remembers joining Google when it was about 50 employees, the company’s early growth, culture, and the unique role he played in shaping that culture.
139. The Napster Story with Jordan Ritter
Apr 16, 2017 • 81 min
Napster was an incredible phenomenon, reaching tens of millions of users at its height, and though Jordan Ritter didn’t invent Napster, he very much was responsible for scaling it and turning it into the phenomenon it became. In today’s episode, Jordan…
138. (Ch. 9.2) The History of Google Part 2
Apr 10, 2017 • 47 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
137. (Ch. 9.1) The History of Google Part 1
Apr 2, 2017 • 47 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
136. Petstore.com’s Joshua Newman on the Pets Space During the Dotcom Era
Mar 26, 2017 • 49 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
135. The Pseudo.com Story With Dennis Adamo
Mar 20, 2017 • 71 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
134. Yahoo’s Acquisition of Overture (Crossover Ep. w/the Acquired Podcast)
Mar 12, 2017 • 90 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
133. Gary Flake on Overture, Yahoo and the History of Search
Feb 26, 2017 • 102 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
132. MG Siegler @mgsiegler on TechCrunch and GV
Feb 19, 2017 • 89 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
131. Elizabeth Osder on the NYTimes.com, Yahoo and More
Feb 12, 2017 • 74 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
130. AOL, AIM, Chat Rooms, The Time Warner Merger… AOL’s History with Joe Schober
Feb 5, 2017 • 100 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
129. Michael March on the Indie ISP Industry, and the Birth of Online Spam
Jan 29, 2017 • 78 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
128. Jim McCann of 1800Flowers
Jan 15, 2017 • 51 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
127. The History of the iPhone, On Its 10th Anniversary
Jan 6, 2017 • 63 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
126. (Ch. 8) How the Dotcom Bubble Happened
Dec 31, 2016 • 65 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
125. Sebastian Mallaby on Alan Greenspan and the Dotcom Bubble
Dec 12, 2016 • 36 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
124. Founder of ReadWriteWeb, Richard MacManus
Nov 27, 2016 • 64 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
123. Founder of Reel.com, Stuart Skorman
Nov 13, 2016 • 47 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
122. The First Web Search Engine? With Oliver McBryan
Nov 6, 2016 • 23 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
121. Chamath Palihapitiya @chamath on Facebook, AIM and WinAmp
Oct 30, 2016 • 56 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
120. Jason Calacanis @jason on Silicon Alley, The Dot-Com Bubble and Web 2.0
Oct 24, 2016 • 84 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
119. The Story of Slate.com with Julia Turner @juliaturner and Jacob Weisberg @jacobwe
Oct 9, 2016 • 43 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
118. The Birth of Amazon’s 3rd Party Platform with John Rossman
Sep 26, 2016 • 42 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
117. Founder of Friendster and Nuzzel, Jonathan Abrams
Sep 18, 2016 • 64 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
116. Director of the Documentary Silicon Cowboys ( @Silicon_Cowboys ) Jason Cohen
Sep 12, 2016 • 25 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
115. Mike Slade on 80s Microsoft, NeXT, Starwave and Steve Jobs’ Return to Apple
Sep 4, 2016 • 64 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
114. Douglas Colbeth, CEO of Spyglass
Aug 28, 2016 • 56 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
113. Joel Johnson on Gawker and the Rise of Professional Blogging
Aug 8, 2016 • 105 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
112. Inventor of the First Digital Camera, Steven Sasson
Jul 31, 2016 • 68 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
Announcing the Podcast Book!
Jul 25, 2016 • 11 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
111. CompuServe Founder Jeff Wilkins
Jul 5, 2016 • 55 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
110. Hunter Walk Talks Second Life, Google Adsense and YouTube
Jun 12, 2016 • 73 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
109. The History of Sierra Online with Laine Nooney
Jun 5, 2016 • 72 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
108. BabyCenter.com Founders Mark Selcow and Matt Glickman
May 30, 2016 • 61 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
107. Founder of Marketwatch, Larry Kramer @lkramer
May 22, 2016 • 85 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
106. Co-Founder of Tesla, Marc Tarpenning
May 15, 2016 • 83 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
105. Tom Rielly, Founder of PlanetOut
May 8, 2016 • 83 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
104. Suck Again! Joey Anuff And Carl Steadman Return!
May 1, 2016 • 84 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
103. Rafat Ali @rafat of PaidContent and Skift
Apr 25, 2016 • 92 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
102. Analysis Ep. 5 - The History and Future of Automotive Tech with Mike Dushane
Apr 10, 2016 • 78 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
101. Matt Kursh on Pen Computing, Sidewalk and MSN
Mar 21, 2016 • 67 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
100. The Man Who Could Have Been Bill Gates? The Gary Kildall Story
Mar 13, 2016 • 98 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
99. Founders of Suck.com, Carl Steadman and Joey Anuff
Feb 28, 2016 • 98 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
98. Rob Lord, Founder of the Internet Underground Music Archive
Feb 24, 2016 • 56 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
97. Chris Fralic @chrisfralic Discusses Half.com and Del.icio.us
Feb 14, 2016 • 54 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
96. The First “Web” Cam With Quentin Stafford-Fraser
Feb 8, 2016 • 71 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
95. Pathfinder Executive Paul Sagan
Feb 1, 2016 • 45 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
94. Founder of the First Dorm Room Dot Com, Tripod’s Bo Peabody
Jan 10, 2016 • 47 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
93. (Misc 4) Minitel, the French Internet That Came Before the Web
Jan 3, 2016 • 33 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
92. Founder of the World’s First Commercial Website, Dale Dougherty
Dec 14, 2015 • 56 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
91. Co-Founder of Feed Magazine, Stefanie Syman
Dec 6, 2015 • 46 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
90. CEO of MapQuest, Barry Glick, Discusses the History and Future of Location Tech
Nov 20, 2015 • 71 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
89. How Tom Hadfield Founded Soccernet At Age 13
Nov 8, 2015 • 46 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
88. How Microsoft Went Online, With Brad Silverberg
Nov 2, 2015 • 45 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
87. Tim DeMello Talks Home Delivery Startups
Oct 26, 2015 • 23 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
86. Martin Nisenholtz on Bringing the New York Times Online
Oct 18, 2015 • 61 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
85. Evan Kirstel @evankirstel Discusses The Wireless Industry and Broadband
Oct 11, 2015 • 38 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
84. Analysis Ep. 4 “Clutching Pearls” With Chris Higgins
Oct 4, 2015 • 103 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
83. Founder of Travelocity, Terry Jones
Sep 27, 2015 • 44 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
82. (Ch. 7.4) eBay Wins the Auction Wars
Sep 21, 2015 • 40 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
81. Founder of WebCal and “Turbo Yahoo” Bruce Spector
Sep 15, 2015 • 59 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
80. Founder of CBS Sportsline Mike Levy
Sep 7, 2015 • 56 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
79. Glenn Fleishman @GlennF Returns!
Aug 30, 2015 • 86 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
78. Yahoo’s Master Brand Builder, Karen Edwards
Aug 24, 2015 • 76 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
77. Narendra Rocherolle @narendra of Webshots and 30 Boxes
Aug 16, 2015 • 120 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
76. Steve Goldberg of Microsoft and the IAB
Aug 2, 2015 • 91 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
75. The Development of Consumer Broadband with Intel’s Avram Miller
Jul 26, 2015 • 94 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
74. Developer of Winamp, Justin Frankel
Jul 20, 2015 • 68 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
73. “Father” of the MP3, Karlheinz Brandenburg
Jul 13, 2015 • 96 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
72. Owen Thomas Returns!
Jul 6, 2015 • 51 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
71. Founder of Quote.com, Chris Cooper
Jun 28, 2015 • 55 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
70. The Forgotten Story Of The Original IPhone Released In 1998
Jun 21, 2015 • 45 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
69. Steve Yelvington Discusses Newspapers and the Early Web
Jun 15, 2015 • 60 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
68. Founder of When.com, Ted Barnett
Jun 8, 2015 • 86 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
67. Journalist Maggie Mahar Discusses the Dot-Com Bubble
Jun 1, 2015 • 54 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
66. (Ch. 7.3) The Founding of eBay
May 25, 2015 • 43 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
65. The “Book Club” Episode
May 17, 2015 • 15 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
64. Geocities Founder David Bohnett
May 11, 2015 • 53 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
63. TheGlobe Co-Founder Todd Krizelman
May 4, 2015 • 56 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
62. iVillage Co-Founder Nancy Evans
Apr 27, 2015 • 74 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
61. (Ch 7.2) Amazon’s Dominance of eCommerce
Apr 19, 2015 • 66 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
60. Early eBay Executive (And Future California Governor?) Steve Westly
Apr 13, 2015 • 44 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
59. Early Amazon Engineer and Co-Developer of the Recommendation Engine, Greg Linden
Apr 5, 2015 • 63 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
58. Robert Levitan of iVillage and Flooz
Mar 29, 2015 • 66 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
57. (I Lied) The Special Requests Episode
Mar 23, 2015 • 13 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
56. Infoseek Founder (and Inventor of the Optical Mouse) Steve Kirsch
Mar 16, 2015 • 50 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
55. The Watershed Year of 1995 with W. Joseph Campbell
Mar 9, 2015 • 36 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
54. CDNow CEO Michael Krupit
Mar 2, 2015 • 62 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
53. Match.com and Sex.com Founder Gary Kremen
Feb 22, 2015 • 61 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
52. (Ch 7.1) The Birth of Amazon.com
Feb 16, 2015 • 54 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
51. Glenn Fleishman @GlennF Discusses Early Amazon
Feb 9, 2015 • 73 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
50. Amazon’s Technical Co-Founder and Employee #1, Shel Kaphan
Feb 1, 2015 • 60 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
49. Lycos Founder and CEO Bob Davis @BobDavisHCP
Jan 26, 2015 • 29 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
48. Amazon Director, Customer Service Strategy, Jane Slade
Jan 19, 2015 • 49 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
47. Analysis Episode with Christina Warren of Mashable.com @film_girl
Jan 12, 2015 • 62 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
46. (Ch 6) A History of Internet Porn
Jan 4, 2015 • 73 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
45. Excite Co-Founder Ryan McIntyre
Dec 15, 2014 • 63 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
44. The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, Co-Founder of Akamai Technologies
Dec 8, 2014 • 59 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
43. Danny Sullivan @dannysullivan on the History and Future of Search
Dec 1, 2014 • 50 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
42. (Misc 3) Did Al Gore Really Invent the Internet?
Nov 24, 2014 • 26 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
41. Excite.com CEO George Bell
Nov 17, 2014 • 63 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
40. Microsoft and Internet Explorer Executive, Ben Slivka
Nov 9, 2014 • 80 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
39. CNET Founder Halsey Minor
Nov 3, 2014 • 53 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
38. An Oral History Of The Web’s First Banner Ads
Oct 27, 2014 • 76 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
37. Wired Magazine Founding Editor John Battelle @johnbattelle
Oct 20, 2014 • 43 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
36. Talking Early Online Services With Chris Higgins @chrishiggins
Oct 13, 2014 • 111 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
35. Joe McCambley Discusses Advertising and the First Banner Ads
Oct 6, 2014 • 45 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
34. Owen Thomas of HotWired and Suck
Sep 29, 2014 • 53 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
33. HotWired CEO Andrew Anker
Sep 22, 2014 • 54 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
32. (Ch 5.2) Wired, CNET, Slate, Salon and Suck
Sep 15, 2014 • 86 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
31. Real Networks Founder and CEO Rob Glaser
Sep 8, 2014 • 43 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
30. (Misc 2) The NSA And The 1990s Debate Over the Clipper Chip
Sep 1, 2014 • 37 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
29. Analysis Episode 1 With Chris Higgins @chrishiggins
Aug 25, 2014 • 103 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
28. Pathfinder Executive Oliver Knowlton
Aug 18, 2014 • 29 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
27. She Gave The World A Billion AOL CDs - An Interview With Marketing Legend Jan Brandt
Aug 11, 2014 • 90 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
26. Head of Time New Media Executive Linda McCutcheon
Aug 4, 2014 • 79 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
25. Pathfinder Editorial Executive Craig Bromberg
Jul 28, 2014 • 69 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
24. (Ch 5.1) Mercury Center and Pathfinder - Big Media’s Big Web Adventure
Jul 20, 2014 • 75 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
23. Co-Founder of FocaLink, Dave Zinman
Jul 14, 2014 • 42 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
22. Co-Founder of DoubleClick, Kevin O’Connor
Jun 23, 2014 • 51 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
21. Yahoo Employee #3, Tim Brady
Jun 16, 2014 • 65 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
20. (Ch 4.2) How Yahoo Became The Web’s First Great Company
Jun 9, 2014 • 65 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
19. Co-Founder of Netgravity, John Danner
Jun 2, 2014 • 51 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
18. The True Story Behind Halt And Catch Fire - An Interview With Rod Canion
May 26, 2014 • 47 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
17. Co-Creator of the First Remote Ad Server, Jason Strober
May 20, 2014 • 27 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
16. Internet Explorer Team Member, Hadi Partovi @hadip
May 14, 2014 • 25 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
15. (Ch 4.1) The Early Search Engines And Yahoo
May 9, 2014 • 33 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
14. (Misc 1) The Forgotten Online Pioneer, Bill von Meister
Apr 25, 2014 • 49 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
13. Co-Designer of the First Banner Ad, Co-Founder of Razorfish, Craig Kanarick
Apr 17, 2014 • 58 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
12. (Ch 3.2) The Rise of AOL
Apr 11, 2014 • 39 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
11. (Ch 3.1) CompuServe, Prodigy, AOL and the Early Online Services
Apr 3, 2014 • 31 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
10. Rob McCool, Founding Engineer, Mosaic and Netscape
Apr 2, 2014 • 36 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
9. Jon Mittelhauser, Founding Engineer, Mosaic and Netscape
Mar 27, 2014 • 54 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
8. Aleks Totic, of Mosaic and Netscape
Mar 16, 2014 • 47 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
7. (Ch 2.2) Bill Gates “Gets” The Internet
Mar 13, 2014 • 42 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
6. Mosaic and Internet Explorer Engineer, Chris Wilson
Mar 10, 2014 • 64 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
5. Netscape and Mosaic Founding Engineer, Lou Montulli
Mar 6, 2014 • 65 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
4. (Ch 2.1) Microsoft At The Dawn Of The Internet Era
Feb 26, 2014 • 58 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
3. (Ch 1.3) Netscape’s IPO As The Big Bang
Feb 20, 2014 • 32 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
2. (Ch 1.2) The Creation of Netscape
Feb 19, 2014 • 59 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.
1. (Ch 1.1) Mosaic - The “First” Web Browser
Feb 11, 2014 • 40 min
A history of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad. Oral histories from the people that made the technology happen. “Chapter” episodes providing background on the history of the companies.