A couple of days ago I wanted to re-read some information that I once used to have on my old website (the one prior to this current site, for those of you who have been here and remember). I searched all my hard disk’s archives, loaded a bunch of old CDs and backup hard drives, yet failed to find the required information anywhere on them.
I thought it was all lost.
Then I remembered one of my favorite Web sites – The Internet Archive.
The Internet Archive allows you to browse through 85 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago. It is a public nonprofit corporation that was founded to build an “Internet library.” The library is intended to offer permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format.
To start surfing the Wayback, type in the web address of a site or page where you would like to start, and press enter. Then select from the archived dates available. The resulting pages point to other archived pages at as close a date as possible.
Most of the content from the Web sites should be available but many images (especially images dated before 1999) might not be present.
Behold, I found what I was looking for. Remember that page I used to have about the Israeli-Arab conflict? Well here it is:
And if we’re at it, remember that Transcender bully that threatened me and my (once) free Windows NT 4 MCSE practice tests? It seems that my success has threatened their products, and if you remember he threatened to sue me if I did not stop providing the practice tests for free. Here is the page that announced this:
And here is the page full of reader feedbacks:
Nice piece of history, huh?
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