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Using the Way Back Time Machine website on Internet Archive, take screen shots of a favorite website overtime. Then, look at how the website has changed for better and worse. Blog about what makes a website effective and how that changes. See some examples of sites like McDonald's and Best Buy as they looked in 1996 https://www.msu.edu/~karjalae/internet96.htm?hoho

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Take a Trip Down Web Lane

This blog is my submission to an assignment called Way Back Time Machine found in the web assignments section of the ds106 website.

The assignment itself struck out to because of the name of the title ‘Way Back Time Machine’. I found this assignment unique because most of the assignments …

LLBean Website Flashback

I visit LL Bean on those occasions when I just need really, really well-made clothing that’s actually meant to last outdoors. In fact, I just got two new flannel shirts for the winter, plus two camisoles. Only two, because LL Bean is sadly expensive, and even though my mom treated …

Target.com Waaaaaay Back

For my last assignment, I chose to use the way back time machine to look at the Target website in the past and today. It is listed as 2 stars, but I would say it’s worth 1 star because all you have to do is type the address in. The …

Vintage WMWC Radio

I am the technician for the radio station on campus, WMWC Radio, and I love it. We are the oldest club on campus, although no one knows we exist. For this assignment, I decided to look at how the WMWC website has changed over time.

I used Wayback Machine

Wayback When UMW’s Website Was Young…

I was first drawn to this assignment simply by reading the title.  I had heard of the Wayback machine, but had never used it myself.  This seemed like the perfect opportunity to do so!

The first thing to do was select a website to examine.  Originally I considered Wikipedia, …

Some Things Never Change

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For my first assignment from the Assignment Bank for DS106, I’ve decided to do the Wayback Machine Assignment. I’m supposed to use the Wayback Machine to look at versions of a website in the past, and compare it with later versions. Instead, I’ll be looking at a website …

ESPN Time Machine

Another assignment I chose to complete is the Way Back Time Machine. The assignment called for “Using the Way Back Time Machine website on Internet Archive, take screen shots of a favorite website overtime. Then, look at how the website has changed for better and worse.” The site I chose …

Travelin through Yahoo!

For the rest of my assignments, I decided to do the Way Back Time Machine Assignment, which reminded me of my radio show so I couldn’t resist! It involves looking at a website and just seeing how its changed over the years, either for better or worse through internet

Wally World over time

The first web assignment I completed was the 2-star Way Back Time Machine and it was really interesting. For this assignment we used the WayBack Machine to search for a particular website and see how it’s changed over the years. In doing so, we must provide commentary on whether the …

Way back when

For my final assignment this week, I decided to do one called the Way Back Time Machine.

Using the Way Back Time Machine website on Internet Archive, take screen shots of a favorite website overtime. Then, look at how the website has changed for better and worse.

I’ve done …

Web Assignment #2

For assignment number 2, I did this one. The Way Back Time Machine is absolutely fascinating. I looked at history.com, because it was the first thing that came to my mind.

This is the first image, from 1996. I took a screenshot with jing and uploaded it to flickr. It’s…

WayBack Wikipedia

Wikipedia.org is one of my favorite and probably most used sites. It’s a tool which can help be gain a basic understanding of things before I delve deeper into them. I’ve learned a lot from Wikipedia, as well as the sources they link to.
Today Wikipedia is a slick site…

Time Machine For a Website

So this assignment for time traveling through your favorite websites is awesome!  It’s funny how quickly we forget how certain websites looked before the last update,  You constantly hear people complain about every new Facebook update but how quickly we forget how we hated the last update just as much. Way Back is a great …

Debian: An Examination of its Web Presence 1997 – 2012

Assignment: Entitled ‘Way Back Time Machine‘ (ds106), it tasks students with looking up their favorite websites and seeing how they’ve changed from the earlier years of the internet using the tool of the same name, Way Back Time Machine (tool).
Initially I didn’t know what website I would choose. Some…

Debian: An Examination of its Web Presence 1997 – 2012

Assignment: Entitled ‘Way Back Time Machine‘ (ds106), it tasks students with looking up their favorite websites and seeing how they’ve changed from the earlier years of the internet using the tool of the same name, Way Back Time Machine (tool).
Initially I didn’t know what website I would choose. Some…

DS106 Assignment ~Way Back Time Machine~

The Assignment: When I was choosing what to do for  my first DS106 assignment, I found this assignment but nothing came up on me mind to connect with Alan Turing at that time. So I thought to myself this is a great opportunity to do it. Way Back Time Machine  …

Aol over the years

A site that I like to look at often is aol.com. I remember a long time ago when my parents bought our family’s first computer, and we used aol screen names for the internet and had to pay for it. It’s crazy to think how much things have changed in…

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