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How the Computer Age Was Born in the 'Silicon City' of New York

Louise Mirrer | Posted 10.20.2015 | Arts
Louise Mirrer

When you think of the New-York Historical Society, you may imagine exhibitions about the Founding Fathers, or programs about the Civil War. Or maybe you picture the rare Colonial-era books and documents in our research Library, or our spectacular collection of Tiffany lamps.

HuffPost Is a Virtual World

John Pavley | Posted 08.29.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

Richard Bartle, one of the original coders of the whole MUD (multi-user dungeons) and gaming industry, has written an easy to comprehend and richly detailed look at the history, design, development, and marketing of virtual worlds.

PHOTOS: This Is What Craigslist Looked Like In The 1970s

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.04.2013 | San Francisco

Silicon Valley tends to be ahead of the curve when it comes to tech. And in the case of social media, it seems the area was way, way ahead of the curv...