Not one, but two, so that my first name was Meat and my last name was Loaf.I have a high school football program where it says, "#74... Meat Loaf Aday." MR: So you had no choice but to be a tough guy, huh? A lot of kids get bullied, and I was definitely bullied and picked on.Founded in 1994 (originally as Mosaic Communications Corporation), Netscape is one of the true pioneers of the Web.In 1996, Netscape Navigator was the leading Web browser by a large margin.
In 1996, Steve Jobs had not yet returned to Apple (he did that in 1997) and the company was losing market shares. Back in 1996 the Web was starting to gain some serious momentum, but it was still just a few years old.Now in 2008, looking 12 years back into the past of the Web can be a both nostalgic and entertaining experience. We have used the good old Way Back Machine (a.k.a the Internet Archive) to track down screenshots of what websites looked like back in 1996-97. In 1996, Yahoo was well on its way to becoming one of the major Web portals.In 1994, “Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web” had been renamed to “Yahoo! Altavista was a search engine created by DEC that launched in 1995 and quickly gained massive popularity.Aside from strong traffic to their own website, in 1996, Altavista became the exclusive provider of search results to Yahoo.