Tags: timeline

The History of the Internet in a Nutshell

A timeline of technology.

A Timeline made with Timeglider, web-based timeline software

Improve your word power: here’s a timeline of terms used to describe male genitalia throughout history. And yes, there is a female equivalent.

The Pixar Theory by Jon Negroni

I like this theory!

How to get your tweets displaying on your website using JavaScript, without using new Twitter 1.1 API

A little piece of JavaScript to strip out the styling from Twitter widgets.

Oh, no! How horrid! Now Twitter won’t control the “user experience” of that widget!

Instead, the person who actually posted the tweets in the first place gets to decide how they should be displayed. Crazy idea, isn’t it?

Here is today

A long-zoom data visualisation.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: A visualization of drone strikes in Pakistan since 2004

This powerful timeline illustrates how drone attacks have increased dramatically under Obama’s administration.

Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek - Multimedia Feature - NYTimes.com

Excellent journalism combined with excellent art direction into something that feels just right for the medium of the web.

10 Years of Scrobbling Timeline – Last.fm

A really nice interactive timeline of data from ten years of scrobbling music to Last.fm.

Web History, a timeline

This is right up my alley: a timeline of the history of hypertext, starting with Borges.

Lanyrd: the early days | The Lanyrd Blog

This is a rather lovely history of the first two years of Lanyrd, starting with that honeymoon-turned-startup.

I really like the way that Lanyrd’s communications reflect the personalities of Simon and Nat: utterly brilliant, but also a little bonkers, with far more animals than would be reasonably expected.

Distant Shape: 10 Years of Daring Fireball

A nice visualisation of Apple’s transition From desktop to mobile over ten years, one Daring Fireball article at a time.

Oh, and happy birthday, Daring Fireball.

The Evolution of the Web

A nice timeline visualisation of recent history.

Welcome to History Mesh

This is rather wonderful: a DevFort project for navigating interweaving strands of history, James Burke style.

YouTube - One Hour Per Second

Cute CSS animations illustrating the incredible rate of uploads to YouTube.

Predicting the Future of Computing - Interactive Feature - NYTimes.com

An interactive timeline where we, the wise crowd, can add our predictions (although the timeline for the past, showing important technological breakthroughs, is bizarrely missing Cooke and Wheatsone’s telegraph).

Future Timeline | Technology | Singularity | 2020 | 2050 | 2100 | 2150 | 2200 | 21st century | 22nd century | 23rd century | Humanity | Predictions | Events

A speculative timeline of future history.

Tell-all telephone | Data Protection | Digital | ZEIT ONLINE

A dataviz demo of creepiness: displaying the movements of Malte Spitz by correlating her phone activity and web usage.

YTTM.tv - Pick a year, click refresh, and TRAVEL THROUGH TIME.

YouTube Time Machine: this is beautiful and fascinating. Set phasers to WWILF.

Virtual Worlds

An interactive, collaborative timeline of the history and development of virtual worlds, open for anyone to edit.

Katemonkey.co.uk: X-UA-Lemur-Compatible

The timeline behind Microsoft's latest announcement.... as told by stuffed lemurs.

circaVie | Create and Share Timelines

From the people who brought you Ficlets comes a nice app for creating personal timelines. Microformats and OpenID support included.

Twitterverse

A new project from Idea Codes (Emily Chang and Max Kiesler): a tag cloud for Twitter.