The 1010 timeline provides you with an opportunity to landmark key events to you within our UK New media industry history. Using a timeline created by Bob Cotton
(co-author of ‘Cyberspace Lexicon
’), you can add personal or company information to existing entries in the timeline, or create your own history within it.
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2. Go to 'Add an Entry' in the navigation at the top left of this page
3. Enter what you'd like your page name to be (this is the heading that will appear after the date.
4. Add your timeline entry onto this page. To list it in the timeline prefix it with a date by writing @ 1 9 9 4 : (or whatever year is applicable, only without the spaces)
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Timeline 1994 - 2004
1994. Myst Cd: Robyn and Rand Miller (Cyan) : Myst CDROM
1994. Cyberspace Lexicon: written by Bob Cotton and Richard Oliver
1994. Adobe: Adobe introduces layers into Photoshop 3.0
1994. Apple: PowerMac to be based on Power PC? chip
1994. Bert the Fish: created
1994. Endemol: invents Big Brother
1994. Howard Rheingold: Howard Rheingold writes 'The Virtual Community'
1994. Mute: newspaper launched
1994. Nintendo: and 'Donkey Kong Country'
1994. Peter Small: writes Lingo Sorcery
1994. Quantum Computing: Shor factorisation algorithm Quantum Computing
1994. RCA Digital Satellite System (DSS): begins broadcasting (DirecTV)
1994. Red Hat Linux: created by Marc Ewing
1994. Robert Zemeckis: produces Forrest Gump
1994. SMS: SMS launched
1994. Sega Saturn: launched
1994. Sega Saturn: Sony Playstation launched
1994. Sony MagicLink PDA: with General Magic Magic Cap OS
1994. Yahoo!: Yahoo was founded
1994. AOL: has 1 million users
1994. AMXdigital: founded.
1994. artec: Artec - Arts Technology Centre
1994. Virtual Nightclub: A prototype of the Virtual Night Club? was created
1994. MA DIM: MA in Design for Interactive Media
1994. @1994:Internet Magazine: Internet Magazine was launched in August
1994. 1989: Director goes interactive: African-American programmer invents Lingo.
1994. The Net BBC2: The Net was the BBC's magazine series
1994. Cyberia Cafe: the first real internet cafe in london - it was a landmark
1994. Internet Publishing: founded.
1994. Internet Publishing: launches PowerPC News
1994. Internet Publishing: Opens a New York office.
1994. Cyberfeminist Zine: Rosie X launches the first edition of geekgirl
1994. Mike Butcher: Started writing about the Net.
02.1994. Virtual Nightclub: David Mingayand filmmaker Dick Jewel? filmed Soho’s growing cyber culture
10.1994. Hotwired: launched
10.1994. W3C: Founded
10.1994. Moonfish: founded
11.1994. Electronic Telegraph: Launched
11.1994. Financial Times: Launched
1995. Page Mail: by Dialogue introduced SMS
1995. Real Audio: launched
1995. Being Digital: Published
1995. hyperbolic information browser: developed
1995. AlphaWorld: launched
1995. Apache: 0.6.2 first official release
1995. Bill Gates: publishes The Road Ahead'
1995. Geocities: formed by David Bohnett
1995. Hyperspace Visualizer: created.
1995. Java: released by Sun Microsystems
1995. Lycos: launched
1995. Nagra: MPEG2
1995. OnSale: online auction launched
1995. Radio HK: launched
1995. Red Hat Software: formed to distribute open-source Linux
1995. The Dynamics of Software Development: by Jim McCarthy
1995. The Mythical Man Month: Fred Brooks
1995. Toy Story: first full-length computer generated feature movie
1995. Wiki-pedia: launched.
1995. Neilsen: and CommerceNet announce 16-24 million online
1995. Neilsen: begins posting his Alertbox column
1995. Modem: The average speed is 14.4 kbps
1995. Amazon: Jeff Bezos founds Amazon
1995. 1995: Amazon goes public.
1995. Virtual Nightclub: Launched
1995. Virtual Nightclub: An application to the Club MEDIA d'Investissement was successful
1995. Flabberghasted: create the first 'Blue Book' enhanced CD.
1995. Digital Slam: "The World's first trans-Atlantic jam"
1995. Emap Online: Empire, FHM, Q, Angling Times(!). First British magazines online.
1995. Internet Publishing: creates first UK sites
1995. Internet Publishing: and BMP DDB Needham create interactive agency Online Magic
1995. Online Magic: launches site for GT Interactive Software
02.1995. Virtual Nightclub: The Virtual Night Club? name was patented.
04.1995. ZDNet: launched
05.1995. Sun: launch Java
05.1995. Virtual Nightclub: A £1m plus publishing deal is negotiated
06.1995. WebTV: founded
07.1995. Virtual Nightclub: David Mingay took up the role of Producer
08.1995. Microsoft: launched Windows95
08.1995. Microsoft: Internet Explorer 1 released
08.1995. Netscape: capitalised at $2.6 billion on IPO
08.1995. Virtual Nightclub: 75 nightclub characters / dancers were filmed
09.1995. Virtual Nightclub: Herbie Hancock was filmed in LA directed by Olaf Wendt
11.1995. Microsoft: Internet Explorer 2 released
11.1995. The Palace: launched
1996. Active Worlds: satellite maps reproduced
1996. Real Audio: used for 1st live uk webcast
1996. 3d Mbone global maps: produced in VRML
1996. Andy Cameron: and Richard Barbrook write The California Ideology
1996. Apache 1.1.1: launched
1996. Apple: Michael D. Jonas Teener invents Firewire.
1996. AudioRom: Audio Rom release beta1
1996. DV: tape format introduced
1996. DV: Lars von Trier's The Idiots feature shot on DV
1996. Electric Sky: Electric Sky - an interactive map of netart sites
1996. Game Boy: Pokemon was created
1996. Macromedia: launches Flash 1.0
1996. Mattel: releases Barbie: Fashion Designer CDROM
1996. Microsoft: Comic chat introduced.
1996. Microsoft: launched WindowsCE
1996. Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi: writes Creativity
1996. Nintendo: Pokemon was created
1996. Pointcast: Pointcast server-push screen saver
1996. Pre-Paid GSM SIM Cards: launched.
1996. Quake: released by ID Software
1996. Quake: game-engine and levels-editor used
1996. Richard Barbrook: and Andy Cameron write The California Ideology
1996. WebTV: using a television to access the Internet is launched
1996. tamagotchi: - Year of the pets
1996. Palm: Palm Computing: Palm Pilot?
1996. Director User Group (UK): inaugural meeting
1996. Virtual Nightclub: 3D navigation, rendering/, programming continued.
1996. MSN: MSN.co.uk is launched
1996. First Tuesday: launched
1996. Online Magic: launches award-winning sites for Boots.co.uk and Channel4.com.
1996. Mike Butcher: Joined New Media Age magazine.
08.1996. Microsoft: Internet Explorer 3.0 released
08.1996. Virtual Nightclub: Interactive Designer, Simon Atherley, integrated the game visuals and the interaction with custom created code.
10.1996. Virtual Nightclub: David Collier left London for San Francisco.
11.1996. Virtual Nightclub: A trailer for of the VNC was created.
11.1996. MSN.co.uk: MSN.co.uk is launched
11.1996. Reading Room: launches
12.1996. Virtual Nightclub: Def Jam acts were filmed in NY
1997. Ask Jeeves: semantic-parsing search engine launched
1997. AudioRom: Audio Rom release shiftcontrol
1997. BBC: 'The Mirror: Inhabited TV''
1997. Brad Huffaker: creates MapNet
1997. Brewster Kahle: starts the Internet Archive
1997. Bruce Damer: writes 'Avatars!
1997. Canal Plus 'Deuxieme Monde': Canal Plus creates 'Deuxieme Monde'
1997. Cassini spacecraft: launch
1997. DVD: DVD launched
1997. J.C. Hertz: writes Joystick Nation
1997. Jakob Nielsen: writes Multimedia and Hypertext
1997. Janet H. Murray: writes Hamlet On The Holodeck
1997. Mitchel Resnick: writes 'Turtles, Termites and Traffic Jams'
1997. Sony: Wipeout2097 is produced
1997. Ultima Online: launched
1997. W3C: Tim Berners-Lee announces plans for Semantic Web
1997. Virtual Nightclub: Thumb Candy purchased back the rights to the VNC
1997. Omniscience: Founded
1997. Protein: Launched
1997. NoodleBox: NoodleBox launched
1997. Online Magic: sweeps the board with UK Best Web Agency awards
1997. Online Magic: launches the award-winning original content production GE97.co.uk
1997. Online Magic: launches first major e-commerce sites
1997. Online Magic: AGENCY.COM invest in Online Magic.
03.1997. Virtual Nightclub: Final testing of the VNC was undertaken
04.1997. Fortune Cookie: launches
05.1997. Eric Raymond: writes 'The Cathedral and the Bazaar'
05.1997. IBM Big Blue: beats world chess master
05.1997. Virtual Nightclub: The VNC team was wound up
06.1997. Virtual Nightclub: Phillips Interactive Media was re-organised
06.1997. Virtual Nightclub: The Sony Play Station? emerged as the main platform for interactive software.
08.1997. Microsoft: buy WebTV
08.1997. Netscape: Netscape 4.0 released
11.1997. Internet.Works: Internet.Works Magazine launched
1998. BAFTA: hosts first BAFTA Interactive Media Awards
1998. CCTV: 80.6 CCTV cameras per sq mile in London.
1998. DIVX: launches 'pay as you view' encrypted DVD
1998. DVD: DIVX - 'pay as you view' encrypted DVD launched
1998. Diamond Corp Rio: launched portable MP3 player
1998. Google: created by Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
1998. Kevin Kelly: writes 'New Rules for the New Economy'
1998. Anti browser: collages created by Mark Napier
1998. NMK: started
1998. Open Source: (February) this term is coined
1998. Plumb Design: Visual Thesaurus: launched
1998. SMS: UK volumes reach 1 million per month
1998. The Glory of the Geeks: Robert X. Cringly's TV series in US
1998. Mongrel: Natural Selection
1998. Triggerhappy: created by Thomson and Craighead
1998. VR: Char Davies Ephemere immersive VR
1998. WAP Wireless Application Protocol consortium: formed
1998. weblogs: created by Dave Winer
1998. Palm: 3Com launch PalmPilot3
1998. Liv4now launches: as the first UK community and lifestyle site
1998. SoundRaider: launched
1998. MSN: MSN launches Shopping channel
1998. MSN: MSN scoopes online chat with George Michael
1998. Hotmail: - Microsoft buys Hotmail
1998. The Auction Channel: broadcast first live interactive auction allowing live bids over the Internet from Ferrari auction, Gstaad, Switzerland
1998. AGENCY.COM: fully acquires Online Magic.
1998. Mike Butcher: Editor of NMA Jan 1998 - June 2000
05.1998. Apple: Apple introduce iMac
06.1998. Handspring: formed by Jeff Hawkins
06.1998. Microsoft: Windows98? launched
07.1998. George Michael Web Chat: MSN
09.1998. eBay: IPO values eBay at $1.9 billion
12.1998. eBay: is valued at $9.9billion.
1999. Neo One: Neo One commenced business in 1999, after the success of community site Liv4now.com
1999. Y2K bug: Mass hysteria in the world as everyone wondered what would happen to our technology when the clock struck twelve on January 1 2000.
1999. Woopah: Woopah was my very first website
1999. MPEG-4: becomes international standard
1999. John Lamping: John Lamping, Ramana Rao /
1999. 989 Studios: Everquest? Sony, Verant Interactive, Todd Mcfarlane
1999. Aibo: Sony launch Aibo robot dog
1999. Apple: Final Cut Pro released
1999. Bluetooth: specification v1.0 released
1999. Brutus.1: Selmer Bringsjord: Brutus.1 computer-generated storytelling.
1999. City of Bits: by William Mitchell
1999. Cryptonomicon: by Neal Stephenson
1999. DIVX: standard abandoned
1999. Digital Animation Group: launch Ananova
1999. EverQuest: Sony Online Entertainment
1999. Inxight Software Site Lens: John Lamping, Ramana Rao /
1999. Napster: Napster music peer file-sharing created by Shawn Fannon, has 20 million users by 2000
1999. Reframing Consciousness: edited by Roy Ascott
1999. Sony Online Entertainment: Sony Online Entertainment/Verant Interactive/989 Studios/Todd Mc Farlane (illustrator):
1999. Sony: Sony launch Aibo robot dog
1999. Sony: launch everquest?
1999. The Age of Spiritual Machines: by Ray Kurzweil
1999. The Matrix: The Wachowski Brothers: The Matrix
1999. Mongrel: Linker
1999. Tivo: ReplayTV hard-disk video recorders introduced
1999. Todd McFarlane: Sony Online Entertainment
1999. Verant Interactive: Sony Online Entertainment/Verant Interactive/989 Studios/Todd Mc Farlane (illustrator):
1999. When Things Start to Think: by Neil Gershenfel
1999. Wooden Mirror: by Danny Rozin
1999. eWebSubscriptions: introduced by Baen Books? Download book advance chapters for $10.
1999. Wachowski Brothers: The Wachowski Brothers: The Matrix
1999. Ramana Rao: John Lamping, Ramana Rao /
1999. MSN: Net Value ranks MSN as number one
1999. MSN: presents the biggest webcast in history
1999. Mc Cartney: Mc Cartney plays at the Cavern Club to 500 million people.
1999. AGENCY.COM: acquires Pictoris in Paris and Twinspark? in Amsterdam.
1999. AGENCY.COM: acquires online advertising firm iTraffic? in the US.
1999. AGENCY.COM: becomes a public traded company on the Nasdaq Exchange.
1999. bee2: Paul Butler and Leslie Beaumont establish bee2.
03.1999. MSN: features in Coronation Street
05.1999. MSN: ‘Locked in a room with the Internet’ study.
10.1999. Encyclopaedia Brittanica Online: Encyclopaedia Brittanica Online launched
11.1999. MSN: ‘Life’s Great’ TV ads break.
2000. MPEG4: Sharp launch MPEG4 camcorder
2000. BT: launches BT Open World?
2000. Bluetooth: first commercial services and technologies roll out
2000. GSM: 480m GSM users worldwide
2000. GSM: The first GPRS networks roll out.
2000. GSM: GSM upgrades to GPRS
2000. MP3: Over 23 portable MP3 players available
2000. Sony: Sony have sold 56 million Playstation1 units
2000. 3G: licence auction in UK raises £22 billion
2000. AOL: acquires Time Warner
2000. Ang Lee: produces Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
2000. B2B: B2B becomes the current big thing
2000. Bob Hughes: Bob Hughes writes Dust or Magic
2000. Encyclopedia CDROM: Alan Currall produces
2000. Endomol: Big Brother website gets 300m page views
2000. FACT (Foundation for Art and Technology): Superchannel:
2000. Inktomi: with NEC-RI estimates 1b indexable pages
2000. Maxis: Maxis launch Will Wright's The Sims
2000. Mike Figgis: produces Time Code
2000. Mondex: Mondex launch smart cards in UK
2000. Naomi Klein: Naomi Klein writes No Logo
2000. STAR (Science Technology Art Research): Donald Rodney
2000. Sega: launches SegaNet - first online games network
2000. Sky: launches set-top box
2000. The New Arrival: The New Arrival panoramic digital movie
2000. The Universal Page: all the web on one page
2000. Visual Expresso: 3D? Java information browswer created
2000. WAP: services introduced in UK
2000. Wired: Bill Joy publishes 'Why the Future Doesn't Need Us'
2000. the dot-com bubble bursts: new media technology market collapses
2000. the.year.dot: Film and Video Umbrella
2000. MSN: MSN and Madonna do a web cast?
2000. MSN: MSN.co.uk 1 million users per day
2000. AGENCY.COM: launches first Video On Demand Interactive TV trial f
2000. AGENCY.COM: acquires Visionik iTV services firm in Copenhagen.
2000. ZagMe: The world's first location-based mobile marketing firm.
02.2000. Copyleft: license proposed for any kind of work
02.2000. MSN: MSN’s Women's Channel is launched.
03.2000. Sony: Sony launches Playstation2
03.2000. Worldwide Retail Exchange: formed by K-Mart, Tesco, Kingfisher, M&S
03.2000. MSN: Hotmail,
05.2000. Boo.com: collapses 6 months after launch
06.2000. GPRS: CellNetUK introduces GPRS
06.2000. Mike Butcher: Senior editor (news) of US-owned Industry Standard Europe
07.2000. LShift: LShift founded
2001. AIBO: Sony launch AIBO robotic dog
2001. Final Fantasy: Hironobu Sakaguchi and Moto Sakakibara:
2001. Final Fantasy: Square Co Ltd: Final Fantasy:
2001. Apple: iPod personal audio MP3 player launched
2001. Apple: Free downloadable MP3 player iTunes launched
2001. DirecTV: UltimateTV - integrated Tivo and DirecTV
2001. Microsoft: Microsoft launch Xbox in UK
2001. SMS: 16 billion SMS message sent in April alone
2001. The Atlas of Cyberspace: Rob Kitchen & Martin Dodge:
2001. Tivo: UltimateTV - integrated Tivo and DirecTV
2001. Tonic Design: Tonic Design: etc website - cutaway animation in realtime
2001. UltimateTV: UltimateTV - integrated Tivo and DirecTV
2001. Kubrick: Speilberg/Kubrick AI on general release
2001. AI: Speilberg/Kubrick AI on general release
2001. Xbox: Microsoft launch Xbox in UK
2001. Shrek: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson, Scott Marshall:
2001. Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring: Peter Jackson 'Lord of the Rings:
2001. Max Payne: Remedy Entertainment: Max Payne
2001. Stock Market Planetarium: Lisa Autogena/Joshua Portway: Black Shoals
2001. boredomresearch: Possessed at www.boredomresearch.net/possessed
2001. The Moby Dick Project: Rosemary Heather does The Moby Dick Project
2001. Map50: Desperate Optimists:
2001. The World Awakes: BBC Radio 4: The World Awakes
2001. Rocket ebook: Nuvomedia: Rocket ebook
2001. Lev Manovich: The Language of New Media (MIT Press)
2001. The Language of New Media: Lev Manovich: The Language of New Media (MIT Press)
2001. Stephen Speilberg: Speilberg/Kubrick AI on general release
2001. Asheron's Call: Asheron's Call online gaming environment created
2001. The Bank of Time: Richard Wright: The Bank of Time
2001. Tim Etchells: Surrender Control SMS
2001. New Screen Media: Martin Reiser, Andrea Zapp: New Screen Media:
2001. Cross Channel: NMK Trade Mission and Conference
2001. MSN: MSN launches Advantage Marketing
2001. AGENCY.COM: London office's Digital Marketing Group re-branded to iTraffic:London.
2001. AGENCY.COM: becomes a private company again
2001. Mike Butcher: Freelance writing for The Financial Times, The Times,
2001. Cadbury's: Cadbury's runs the first large-scale on-pack text and win campaign
05.2001. Belleville Studios: Fotobot
08.2001. MSN: launches the World’s First Internet Bench
08.2001. Internet Bench: It got vandalised, and then 2 teenagers discovered you could make free long-distance calls from it.
2002. Apple: iMac pedestal computer introduced
2002. DVD: DVD sales pass VCR sales; 40+ million U.S. homes have DVD.
2002. DVD: Nearly 21,000 DVD titles in circulation in US, 7,000 introduced this year.
2002. Microsoft: Microsoft launch the WIFI-equipped Tablet PC launch
2002. Quake: Quake Con 2002 - first machinima film festival (indie movies produced using game engines like Quake)
2002. Pearson: Bob Cotton Futurecasting Digital Media
2002. QuakeCon 2002: first machinima film festival (indie movies produced using game engines like Quake)
2002. Game On: Barbican Game On exhibition
2002. Tristero: Film and Video Umbrella
2002. Margaret Crane: Margaret Crane/Jon Winet: Monument
2002. Jonathan Ian Mathers: Star Schmucks cartoon
2002. Star Schmucks: Jonathan Ian Mathers:
2002. Proboscis - Private Reveries, Public Spaces: Proboscis - Private Reveries, Public Spaces
2002. dot-store.com: Thomson & Craighead: dot-store.com at www.dot-store.com
2002. Redundant Technology Initiative: FaxTV
2002. FaxTV: Redundant Technology Initiative: FaxTV http://faxtv.lowtech.org
2002. WIFI: Microsoft launch the WIFI-equipped Tablet PC
2002. Tablet PC: Microsoft launch the WIFI-equipped Tablet PC
2002. Polymer (LEP): Light-emitting Polymer (LEP) roll-up screens feasible
2002. Star Wars: Attack of the Clones: first major-budget feature shot on digital cameras
2002. GNU: GNU announces it is building Radio Free software
2002. Dan Harries: The New Media Book (BFI Publishing)
2002. The Cluster: launched
2002. MSN: launches Live Your Life?
2002. Mobile Marketing grows up: Helen Keegan at Beep Marketing
02.2002. MSN: announces its first subscription service
06.2002. MSN: MSN publishes the first of its Online Pulse researches
07.2002. Stephen Speilberg: Minority Report on general release in UK
11.2002. MSN: launches MSN 8
2003. Apple: Apple launches the Safari browser
2003. Apple: G5 64-bit processor contains 58 million transistors.
2003. Apple: i-tunes service launched
2003. BBC: BBC launch Fight Box gladiatorial TV contest exploiting convergence.
2003. DVD: more DVDs than videotapes are rented in the U.S.
2003. DVD: DVD-R-RW widely available
2003. MP3: RCA Lyra PVP (personal video player/MP3 player with 20 Gb)
2003. Microsoft: MSN shut their chatrooms for fear of online grooming of children. At first this is recognised as a good step to preventing children from being targetted by paedophiles on the internet, but then suddenly everyone bar MSN see sense and realise all they've done is drive children to other websites that may not have any moderation at all.
2003. The Matrix: Wachowski Brothers: The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolution
2003. Lucy Kimball: Personal Indices www.lucykimball.com
2003. Wachowski Brothers: The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolution
2003. Selfridges: Selfridges feature Body Metrics
2003. BodyMetrics: Selfridges feature Body Metrics body scan service for fashion shoppers -
2003. Intel Research: remote-sensing agriculture using 'smart dust'
2003. Socket: I am the Mighty Jungulator at www.jungulator.com
2003. Robert Cochran: Robert Cochran and Joel Surnow create 24
2003. Julie Myers: Love and Adventure
2003. USB: USB personal memory sticks
2003. altzero5: Squidsoup: altzero5 www.altzero.com
2003. compact flash: compact flash now up to 4.8 Gb (!) capacity
2003. Squidsoup: Squidsoup: altzero5 www.altzero.com
2003. moblogs: picturephones heavily promoted in UK - give rise to moblogs - picture blogs from mobiles
2003. FightBox: BBC launch Fight Box gladiatorial TV contest exploiting convergence.
2003. Howard Rhiengold: Howard Rhiengold 'Smart Mobs'
2003. RCA Lyra PVP: RCA Lyra PVP (personal video player/MP3 player with 20 Gb)
2003. Samsung: Samsung 54inch LCD TV screen
2003. Logitech: Logitech IO personal digital pen - records and digitises your handwriting
2003. MSN: MSN removes banner ads
2003. Ocean Mocean: The Ocean Mocean Interactive Room was created!
2003. Second Life: Second Life: virtual world launched
2003. AGENCY.COM: becomes wholly acquired by Omnicom Group Inc.
2003. AGENCY.COM: publishes "10 Years On - The State of the Internet a Decade After Mosaic"
03.2003. Galileo: Galileo - the European global positioning system
04.2003. MSN: – personalised ads
06.2003. MSN: and Microsoft announce a global initiative to tackle spam?
06.2003. MSN: webcasts JK Rowling
08.2003. Tate Modern: User-Mode conference at Tate Modern
08.2003. MSN: MSN launches new subscription services MSN Premium and MSN Plus
08.2003. MSN: Gillian Kent becomes Director of MSN UK after over ten years’ experience with MSN and Microsoft
09.2003. MSN: MSN is the first UK portal to announce the closure of its chat rooms
10.2003. Amazon: Amazon launch digital books collection
12.2003. MSN: MSN use Adlink? technology to serve personalised agency messages
2004. Music Plasma: visual music-taste-matching software
2004. Runtime Revolution: launch Revolution
2004. Pod1: Appointed to work with Hachette Filipachi to put all their titles online
2004. Apple: Mini-iPod now stores 10,000 music tracks
2004. Apple: Runtime Revolution launch Revolution
2004. Geocities: grows to 4 million users
2004. Hotwired: And it still looks much the same...
2004. iTunes: iTunes launches in Europe undercutting Napster
2004. Ken McMillan: Art, Poetry and Particle Physics DVD
2004. Lucy Kimball: (ed) New Media Art Practice and Context in the UK 1994-2004
2004. Tate Britain: Tate Britain: British Art and New Media conference
2004. Carey Young: Carey Young: I Believe in You?
2004. MSN: MSN no longer sells pop-ups
2004. MSN UK: MSN announces the launch of its new child safety site
2004. Mc Cartney: Plays a boring set at Glasto
2004. EMAP: Zoo magazine website launches
2004. Download Chart: BBC Radio 1 starts doing a download chart
2004. Pixies: The Pixies top the iTunes download chart in Europe.
2004. Spacethinkdream.com: Launches.
2004. Hachette Filipachi: HF states it will place all nine woman's magazines in it's portfolio online.
2004. Mike Butcher: Currently: Technology columnist for The Irish Times
2004. Mike Butcher: Currently Editor of Netimperative.com.
2004. fixed line SMS: BT launches fixed line SMS
2004. mobile video: BT launches video streaming on mobiles
03.2004. Ted Nelson: Prototypes of Zig Zag & D-Lit
06.2004. Apple: launch iTunes in UK france and germany
03.06.2004. Wiki Playpen: Work on the User Guide starts
09.06.2004. NMK: 1010 launched.
10.06.2004. 1010: New Media Age print 1010 manifesto
07.2004. Cassini spacecraft: makes it through the rings to orbit Saturn