GeoCities Sites: The Internet in the 90s

geocities sites logoBeing a kid and growing up in the 90s was amazing. So many things were changing. A big change was the Internet and how it was rapidly expanding and spreading all over the world. I was really lucky because my mother was a school teacher and had access to the Internet pretty early compared to my friends.

This meant that I also got to experience websites and the Internet starting in 1996. In my opinion, a big part of being online in the 90s was coming across GeoCities sites. What is GeoCities? email animated gifWell, grab a cup of tea and have a seat. coffee animated gifLet’s go!computers email
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Legends of Localization Book 1 (Zelda) Review

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I recently came into possession of the first Legends of Localization book. What is it, you might ask? It’s a combination of all the things I’m passionate about rolled into ONE. The history of video games, retro games, The Legend of Zelda, game localization, and the Japanese language. I could never have imagined that one day a book that had all of these qualities would exist. Well, it’s finally here and I wanted to take some time to talk about it.

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Crashplan vs Backblaze: Online Backup Review

crashplan vs backblaze review 2016Update: (8-4-2019) Okay so Crashplan for individuals is dead. My recommendation has changed to Backblaze!
I was in the market for online backup and it came down to CrashPlan VS Backblaze. Let’s talk about something that everyone should do for their 2016 New Year’s resolution: Backup. Have you done it recently? It’s too late after something happens and you lose precious data such as pictures or that music collection you’ve been gathering over a period of years or decades.

This may seem like an advertisement, but it’s not. I’m really paranoid about keeping a backup and saving my data, so I’m always on the look out for the best answers. After doing a lot of research about the many online backup companies out there, I was torn between Crashplan and Backblaze. Both are great online backup services that have some slight differences depending on what kind of user you are.

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