Web Icon Retired

Though the story might not be super important, it is interesting nonetheless. What is believed to be the first live image ever broadcast over the Internet way back in 1993 is being retired today. The image, just a coffee pot sitting in the corner at Cambridge University, has gained historical status due to its significance in the advancement of the Web. Humorously enough, the whole thing started when a programmer was tired of walking down flights of stairs to find the coffee pot empty. Once again, this story proves that it is laziness rather than necessity that is the mother of invention...at least some of the time. You can check out the infamous coffee pot here.

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