Only ’90s Web Developers Remember This

Zach Holman:

1 × 1.gif should have won a fucking Grammy. Or a Pulitzer. Or Most Improved, Third Grade Gym Class or something. It’s the most important achievement in computer science since the linked list. It’s not the future we deserved, but it’s the future we needed (until the box model fucked it all up).

Nice trip down Memory Lane. For me, it was always “spacer.gif”. (Via Khoi Vinh.)

Monday, 3 March 2014