In November 1994, Ken McCarthy organized the first conference ever held that focused exclusively on the commercial potential of the web. This rare footage, which documents the very earliest days of the web industry, is an important artifact in the history of technology. After introductory remarks by Ken, Marc Andreessen, the 23 year old co-founder of Netscape, describes how the first web browser came into being and shares his vision of the future of the network which was destined to change the world forever.
This is such a blast to watch. It wasn’t really THAT long ago but in tech years (measured like dog years) it might as well have been a century ago. We’ve come a long way but believe it or not, we’re still in the web’s infancy and only getting started. The mobile age is just getting off the ground. Fasten your seat belts, folks…this is going to be a bumpy ride but full of fun and innovation!
Here’s the first part of many that you can find on Youtube