As the TimePage evolved (see earlier article), there was little thought given to the sense ofÂ the content.Â I spent a lot of time gathering links and timeline items so there was obviously thought given to the quantity of content presented.Â I tried to review and check everything so I was clearly concerned about the quality of the content. Â But I really didn’t have a strong vision for the total sense of the content and how it would advance the point I wanted to make with the TimePage.
The TimeLog is a blog for the TimePage website.Â I thought I should mention that I am presently in the process of upgrading the TimeLog to a newer version of the blog software and working out some minor changes in organization.Â The new version is essentially a fresh start and I am not going to reproduce all of the content from the old version on the new one. Â For now, the old version is still functioning even though I am not adding anything to it.Â The new version is called TimeLog2 and when it has been thoroughly exercised it will become the official TimePage blog.
Back in the early ’90s William Strauss and Neil Howe published a book titled Generations.Â I read the book and I was captivated by its ideas.Â Â At about that same time I was getting drawn into the computer world that was exploding around me.Â Â I built a little set of tables in a new-fangled piece of software, called a spread-sheet, that illustrated the ideas that I had read in Generations.Â That little spread-sheet sat on my computer for a couple more years until,Â about ’96, I ran head-on into the internet.Â As soon as I understood what the world wide web was all about the first thing I wanted to do was get my little spreadsheet out there so I could find out what others thought of the ideas. Continue reading History of the TimePage – Pt. 1