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The story of New Zealand's Internet, one chapter a day

By Mauricio Freitas, in , posted: 11-Oct-2010 09:41

A couple of months ago I was invited to record a sessions about my personal impressions, memories and other bits of New Zealand's Internet history from my point of view. The end resulting website Down to the Wire, created by Heyday, launched today and tells the story from 1989 through now, a page for each year, a page released every day.

Each page comes with a couple of video interviews, recordings, "track of the year" (free downlod!), quotes, a bit of history, and links to more reading. And of course the required Like and Tweet buttons.

I have no idea if my video contribution will be used, and if it is I don't know which year it will show up, but if you see me say hello!

But it doesn't stop there. You can contribute your personal experiences too, but clicking the "Add your story" button and entering your own memories to the list. I've done that already, so now it's your turn - visit Down to the Wire now.

UPDATE: Actually I visited the 1989 page directly, before and didn't notice my mugshot is already being used in the frontpage:



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