In Throwback Thursday, we're looking back at the articles we're most proud of from the first nine years of The Solid Signal Blog.
It's not just us.
Yeah, SolidSignal.com looked pretty goofy in 2002, as you can see here
, but let's be honest, a lot of other very well funded sites looked pretty bad too. Take a look at the 1.0 version of Tumblr:
In fact, every web site in the world started looking pretty goofy, at least if it started in the 1990s or early 2000s. If you start going through archive.org you'll find a lot of really funny old stuff, or if you're just looking for a quick view, check out this post on digg
that makes fun of several prominent sites, including digg.com. All I can say is that I'm glad that most of the web work I did back then wasn't archived at archive.org, because honestly it's pretty heinous by today's standards. My work was considered pretty good at the time but oh.... my.