sábado, mayo 20, 2006

El Sarcofago de las antiguas Hojas Web

Pero es verdad también que en esta era de la globalización está de moda conocer más sobre tecnologías digitales y en este lugar es posible:


  • Yo también creo interesante conocer el CEMENTERIO de antiguas hojas Web que han desaparecido, pues se dice que el 60% de estas iniciativas mueren y no continúan en el ciberespacio, solamente existe una persona que se dedique a coleccionarlas como aparece en seguida:

  • Si ustedes hacen CLICK arriba en el vínculo principal entonces pueden ir al MUSEO de las Hojas WEB ya desaparecidas. Esto es lo que se dice de ese museo:

    The Museum of E-Failure was launched in early 2000; it is an image gallery of some 1,250 screens captured from some 900 Web projects that for various reasons "went dark" during the years 1998 to 2004.

    Some had a chance to post a self-penned epitaph in the form of a "farewell screen"; others simply expired and drifted lifelessly, with no visible indications for their demise - often for many months.

    This collection provides a partial, but revealing look at the latter half of the Web's 10 years of existence. Annotations (Web Elegies) are included where possible in order to place each site in its historical context.

    Unlike the far more extensive collection of historical material located at Archive.org's excellent Wayback Machine site, the sites in this collection are not working replicas, but screenshot recordings made (using the time-honored "ALT-PRINT-SCRN" method) when the site was still running, a technique allowing the preservation of dynamic elements, including banner advertisements, Java and Javascript, and streaming media in a way not always possible with the WayBack machine. It is hoped that this exhibit - a sample of cultural product created by the dotcom era's lost wunderkind - provides some small iota of insight into the Web's possibly central role in the future history of Dead Media.