Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Skateboarding India, poems on Mars, 3D-printed ears and more in our look at the web this week

1. Internet Early Days The first public site on the World Wide Web is now back at its original URL to celebrate the Web’s 20th anniversary. The text-only page features a brief explanation of its purpose along with a few links to biographies, technical details and more, launched on 30 April 1993. 2. A Passive Future for NYC Showing the impressive results of passive building …

Internet Early Days

Skateboarding India, poems on Mars, 3D-printed ears and more in our look at the web this week

The first public site on the World Wide Web is now back at its original URL to celebrate the Web’s 20th anniversary. The text-only page features a brief explanation of its purpose along with a few links to biographies, technical details and more, launched on 30 April 1993.

A Passive Future for NYC

Skateboarding India, poems on Mars, 3D-printed ears and more in our look at the web this week

Showing the impressive results of passive building techniques, Sam McAfee of SG Build took a thermal image this past January of NYC’s first certified passive home. Bright reds, oranges and yellows consume all neighboring homes, showing heat loss due to poorly insulated materials The town home at 23 Park Place however, remains a cool blue in contrast.