Friday, August 10, 2007

Set the Wayback Machine, Sherman

The Internet is in a state of constant change. Sometimes, you may want to see what a web page looked like in the past. Maybe there was a different link that's gone. Maybe you just want to see what the design looked like.

That's where the Wayback Machine at comes in. If you go to the site and enter a web page, you'll be able to see earlier versions of that page. For instance, this is the search page for Siena's technology website.

Here's a look at the earliest page available. Compare this with the current page.

Not all pages are archived (site owners can refuse to allow it), but it is a nice way to look things up. Here are a few well-known websites in the old days:

Give it a try.