This page links to articles and other miscellaneous pages across the net related to webrings.
These provide a look back at the history of webrings.
Across the Net
CNeT Builder.com (1997) , "The First Annual Web Innovator Awards — Sage Weil, Webring": A 1997 award to Sage Weil for the creation of Webring. Also provides some of the history of Webring.org. ( www.builder.com/Business/Innovators97/ss18.html )
CNeT Television (17.Jul.1997) , "Internet 101 — Webrings": A brief article about Webrings. Also mentions some of the competitors. [N. B.: This is an archive of the actual page which is no longer available. The archive is hosted by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine.] ( www )
eSLoop: According to the webring history page, this was the very first webring in the Original WebRing system. It left the Yahoo! WebRing system after the Yahoo! assimilation of webring. ( www.tesol.net/esloop/esloop.html )
Internet.com (20.Oct.1997) , "Webrings emerge as Alternative to Search engines": This article includes some interesting quotes by Charley Lanusse, then president of Starseed, the purchaser of Webring.org from Sage Weil. ( www.geocities.com/asdf20000825/internet_dot_com_19971020.htm )
Sage Weil: Personal Page at the Computer Science Department at Harvey Mudd College: Don't get your hopes up. The page still exists, but has been "cleaned". ( www.cs.hmc.edu/~sweil/ )
Sage Weil: Harvey Mudd College Computer Science Contact Information: Includes the email address for Sage Weil and a link to his personal page. ( www.cs.hmc.edu/contactinfo.html )
Sage Weil: 1999 – Disney Feature Animation: A very brief summary page about a project apparently for Disney, apparently to develop tools to clean-up animation. Notes that Sage Weil is the team leader. But also notes that the description is "temporarily off-line due to confidentiality restrictions." ( www.cs.hmc.edu/clinic/projects/1999/disney/description.html )
Sage Weil: Fall 1999 – Music Analysis and Characterization: A page created as part of Harvey Mudd College Computer Science course 152, describes the use of neural networks for analyzing music sequences. Includes a link to his final presentation. ( www.newdream.net/~sage/nn/ )
Sage Weil: Spring 2000 – CS 156 – Parallel and Real-time Computation – Talk Topics: This summary page for Harvey Mudd College Computer Science course 156 references Sage Weil's presentation in April about DisCo. It also includes a link to the DisCo page, but no link to Sage's talk. ( www.cs.hmc.edu/courses/2000/spring/cs156/talks.html )
Sage Weil: Spring 2000 – CS 156 – DisCo – PDF: A PDF file containing Sage Weil's presentation in April about DisCo.(A Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT) version existed at one time, but is no longer available.) ( www.cs.hmc.edu/courses/2000/spring/cs156/discohtml/disco.pdf )
Sage Weil: 2000 – Projects Day Summary: This page shows all the projects of Projects Day 2000. It includes a brief summary about a project apparently for Disney, apparently to develop tools to clean-up animation. Notes that Sage Weil is a participant. But also notes that the description is "excluded by request". ( www.hmc.edu/acad/clinic/projectday.html )
Starseed: This is the company that bought Webring from Sage Weil. It was then bought by Geocities which was bought by Yahoo! NB: Starseed.com appears to no longer be active. In addition, the domain name expired and was re-registered on 18.Jan.2001 by David Farrell of Medford, Oregon. ( starseed.com )
WebServer Online Magazine (Dec.1997) , "Webrings: Raising the Bar on Web Searches": This article also discusses the need for increased advertising revenue. ( webserver.cpg.com/features/f1/2.11/index.html )
Webring: What is Webring?:
This (old) page on the Original Webring site that describes Webring and its history. It notes that eSLoop
(see above) was the first webring in the system.
Webrings: General Information
Webring Sections and Subsections
The Webring Section is a large section of my website. I have divided it into four major "subsections".
each "subsection" has it's own special "logo".
As you travel in the various subsections you will find, near the bottom of each page, links to pages within that subsection and also links to the other subsections. To go to any subsection, just click on the "logo" or on the text link for that subsection.
The WebRing.com System
This subsection includes specific information about the WebRing.com system.
While not the only webring system on the net, it is the best known and the most used. I own many webrings in this system and belong to many webrings in this system. (I also own and belong to many webrings in other systems as well.) Click here or on the graphic.
The Wazillion Navbars Project
This subsection is a historical section about the Yahoo! WebRing system. It was begun during the early days of problems with the Yahoo! WebRing system in September 2000.
It ended when the Yahoo! WebRing system spun off into the independent WebRing.com system in October 2001. I maintain it for the historical record. Click here or on the graphic.
Webrings I Own and Belong To
This subsection shows all the webrings I own and links to all the webrings to which I belong. This includes webrings in Ringlink, RingSurf, Bravenet and the WebRing.com system as well.
If you are looking to join one of my webrings, this is a good place to start. If you wonder about the webrings I belong to, this is the place to go. Click here or on the graphic.
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