Courses/Design & Technique-Essential Web Design/brainstorm
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- What happens when I navigate the web?
- Enact the process that take place from opening a web-browser to getting a webpage.
- (computer): Browser
- Type URL to browser
- URL: a request and address to that request
- Server: receives the request, gets content for the request and sends it back to the browser
- Browser gets the text content, "reads" it and displays it in a graphic form.
- Internet and Web:
- History of the Internet:
Critical Art Ensemble "Flesh Machine: Cyborgs, Designer Babies, & New Eugenic Consciousness" - Appendix (p.140) offers an concise description of the motivations behind the creation of the Internet.
- It was understood as the way you presented yourself on the Web world
- Homepage used to be your home on the Web, now all very similar. my home on facebook is very similar to yours.
- Geocities closure in 2009 - rescue of pages by Archive Team and screenshots added everyday under http://oneterabyteofkilobyteage.tumblr.com/
- Malleable: No one knows youŕe a dog
- Static and unique: One single identity