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Internet History Podcast

By Brian McCullough

Explainer episodes and interviews with the people who made the Internet Revolution. The book, based on the podcast is available in 2018, called How the Internet Happened.

  1. 1.
    200. Professional Blogging Pioneer Josh Marshall07/14/2019
    1:17:55
  2. 2.
    199. Is Tech Making Us- Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid?07/01/2019
    40:11
  3. 3.
    198. Inventor of the Hashtag, Chris Messina06/16/2019
    1:15:47
  4. 4.
    197. The Internet Bookshop Story With the Tech Business History Podcast06/02/2019
    50:08
  5. 5.
    196. Google, Twitter and More With Karen Wickre05/18/2019
    1:30:10
  6. 6.
    Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott05/04/2019
    1:25:03
  7. 7.
    194. The History of the ISP Industry With Sonic's Dane Jasper04/20/2019
    1:26:20
  8. 8.
    193. The Home Page Film With Doug Block04/06/2019
    1:00:18
  1. 9.
    Mon. 03/25 - Apple Goes Hollywood!03/25/2019
    15:48
  2. 10.
    192. Hulu's Founding and Digital Design With Dan Maccarone03/23/2019
    1:01:18
  3. 11.
    191. Bringing The WSJ Online With Rich Jaroslovsky Part 203/10/2019
    45:22
  4. 12.
    190. Bringing The WSJ Online With Rich Jaroslovsky02/25/2019
    45:31
  5. 13.
    189. A Legal History of the Web Era With Richard Chapo02/10/2019
    54:38
  6. 14.
    188. TheGlobe.com Story With Stephan Paternot Part III01/26/2019
    37:35
  7. 15.
    187. TheGlobe.com w/Stephan Paternot Part 201/06/2019
    1:04:43
  8. 16.
    186. TheGlobe.com Story with Stephan Paternot12/24/2018
    50:19
  9. 17.
    185. Ripple's David Schwartz12/10/2018
    39:42
  10. 18.
    184. GV's Ken Norton11/25/2018
    1:19:36
  11. 19.
    183. Selling the First Facebook Ads, With Matt Britton11/11/2018
    28:35
  12. 20.
    Emergency Podcast Announcement11/02/2018
    1:44
  13. 21.
    182. Google's Matt Cutts @mattcutts10/28/2018
    1:01:50
  14. 22.
    181. (Ch. 7.5) The Story of craigslist10/13/2018
    22:22
  15. 23.
    180. Part 2 With John McCrea09/30/2018
    1:31:18
  16. 24.
    179. On Silicon Graphics with John McCrea (Pt. 1)09/17/2018
    1:11:20
  17. 25.
    178. On Google's 20th Birthday - The History of Google09/01/2018
    1:35:02
  18. 26.
    177. NandO.net with Fraser Van Asch08/19/2018
    37:15
  19. 27.
    176. The Epic Fail of Digg V.4 With Will Larson08/06/2018
    49:55
  20. 28.
    175. How the Internet Came to Pakistan With Imran Haider07/22/2018
    41:23
  21. 29.
    174. Bringing the NYTimes and MSNBC Online With Lisa Napoli07/08/2018
    1:05:59
  22. 30.
    173. Netscape's Rosanne Siino06/24/2018
    1:01:44
  23. 31.
    HUGE Podcast Announcement06/16/2018
    3:07
  24. 32.
    172. How Politics Came to the Web With Karl Mattson06/10/2018
    53:34
  25. 33.
    171. Claude Shannon, Father of Information Theory05/27/2018
    59:57
  26. 34.
    170. The Godfather of Streaming Music, Robert Reid05/13/2018
    1:29:15
  27. 35.
    169. Kottke.org's Jason Kottke, @jkottke04/29/2018
    1:03:48
  28. 36.
    168. The History of Java With Todd Sundsted04/15/2018
    42:21
  29. 37.
    167. NYTimes Tech Columnist, Farhad Manjoo @fmanjoo04/01/2018
    58:40
  30. 38.
    166. Amazon, Hulu and Oculus with Eugene Wei03/17/2018
    1:13:48
  31. 39.
    165. Claire L. Evans, Author of Broad Band- The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet03/04/2018
    1:07:03
  32. 40.
    164. How the Web Came to Germany, With Thomas Ganter02/19/2018
    52:17
  33. 41.
    163. The History of Online Video with JibJab's Gregg Spiridellis02/05/2018
    1:04:08
  34. 42.
    162. Venrock's David Pakman on Apple's Music Group, N2K, eMusic and Dollar Shave Club01/21/2018
    41:35
  35. 43.
    161. Jeff Bussgang on Open Market and early eCommerce01/08/2018
    39:20
  36. 44.
    160. Growing Up With The Web With Desiree Garcia @thedezzie12/18/2017
    46:36
  37. 45.
    159. The Forgotten Story of PLATO, with Brian Dear12/11/2017
    1:08:42
  38. 46.
    158. Bob Stein of Voyager and The Criterion Collection11/27/2017
    59:31
  39. 47.
    157. Rob Malda (@cmdrtaco) on SlashDot and Social Media11/12/2017
    1:20:17
  40. 48.
    156. Dave Winer on The Open Web, Blogging, Podcasting and More10/30/2017
    1:37:22
  41. 49.
    155. Giphy with Nicole LaPorte10/16/2017
    23:34
  42. 50.
    154. Om Malik on Blogging and Web 2.010/01/2017
    1:08:21
  43. 51.
    153. The AOL/Time Warner Merger - Crossover with the Acquired Podcast09/17/2017
    1:45:50
  44. 52.
    152. David Shen on Early Yahoo and the Maturation of Online Advertising09/03/2017
    1:05:14
  45. 53.
    151. Facebook's First Senior Software Engineer, Karel Baloun08/13/2017
    1:02:48
  46. 54.
    150. More SoundCloud Chat with Buzzfeed's Ryan Mac08/06/2017
    24:28
  47. 55.
    149. Christina Warren on SoundCloud07/30/2017
    1:08:32
  48. 56.
    148. Don Melton on Apple, Safari, WebKit and Netscape07/23/2017
    1:49:52
  49. 57.
    147. The First Text Message With Neil Papworth07/09/2017
    26:24
  50. 58.
    146. Mike Slade on Steve Jobs' Return To Apple06/25/2017
    1:01:09
  51. 59.
    145. Brian Merchant, Author of The One Device06/18/2017
    59:45
  52. 60.
    144. The "First" Blogger, Justin Hall06/11/2017
    1:44:56
  53. 61.
    143. Neil Hunt on the History of Netflix and Netflix Streaming05/29/2017
    1:16:18
  54. 62.
    142. Andy Rachleff @arachleff co-founder of Benchmark and Wealthfront05/21/2017
    47:05
  55. 63.
    141. Nathan Latka @NathanLatka of the Top Entrepreneurs Podcast05/13/2017
    21:16
  56. 64.
    140. The Google Chef, Charlie Ayers04/24/2017
    48:11
  57. 65.
    139. The Napster Story with Jordan Ritter04/16/2017
    1:21:44
  58. 66.
    138. (Ch. 9.2) The History of Google Part 204/10/2017
    47:25
  59. 67.
    137. (Ch. 9.1) The History of Google Part 104/02/2017
    47:30
  60. 68.
    136. Petstore.com's Joshua Newman on the Pets Space During the Dotcom Era03/26/2017
    49:27
  61. 69.
    135. The Pseudo.com Story With Dennis Adamo03/20/2017
    1:11:26
  62. 70.
    134. Yahoo's Acquisition of Overture (Crossover Ep. w/the Acquired Podcast)03/13/2017
    1:30:18
  63. 71.
    133. Gary Flake on Overture, Yahoo and the History of Search02/26/2017
    1:42:03
  64. 72.
    132. MG Siegler @mgsiegler on TechCrunch and GV02/20/2017
    1:29:20
  65. 73.
    131. Elizabeth Osder on the NYTimes.com, Yahoo and More02/13/2017
    1:14:33
  66. 74.
    130. AOL, AIM, Chat Rooms, The Time Warner Merger... AOL's History with Joe Schober02/06/2017
    1:40:30
  67. 75.
    129. Michael March on the Indie ISP Industry, and the Birth of Online Spam01/30/2017
    1:18:39
  68. 76.
    128. Jim McCann of 1800Flowers01/16/2017
    51:43
  69. 77.
    127. The History of the iPhone, On Its 10th Anniversary01/06/2017
    1:03:30
  70. 78.
    126. (Ch. 8) How the Dotcom Bubble Happened01/01/2017
    1:05:33
  71. 79.
    125. Sebastian Mallaby on Alan Greenspan and the Dotcom Bubble12/12/2016
    36:36
  72. 80.
    124. Founder of ReadWriteWeb, Richard MacManus11/27/2016
    1:04:58
  73. 81.
    123. Founder of Reel.com, Stuart Skorman11/14/2016
    47:15
  74. 82.
    122. The First Web Search Engine? With Oliver McBryan11/07/2016
    23:51
  75. 83.
    121. Chamath Palihapitiya @chamath on Facebook, AIM and WinAmp10/31/2016
    56:13
  76. 84.
    120. Jason Calacanis @jason on Silicon Alley, The Dot-Com Bubble and Web 2.010/24/2016
    1:24:08
  77. 85.
    119. The Story of Slate.com with Julia Turner @juliaturner and Jacob Weisberg @jacobwe10/09/2016
    43:15
  78. 86.
    118. The Birth of Amazon's 3rd Party Platform with John Rossman09/26/2016
    42:09
  79. 87.
    117. Founder of Friendster and Nuzzel, Jonathan Abrams09/18/2016
    1:04:22
  80. 88.
    116. Director of the Documentary Silicon Cowboys ( @Silicon_Cowboys ) Jason Cohen09/12/2016
    25:50
  81. 89.
    115. Mike Slade on 80s Microsoft, NeXT, Starwave and Steve Jobs' Return to Apple09/05/2016
    1:04:50
  82. 90.
    114. Douglas Colbeth, CEO of Spyglass08/28/2016
    56:03
  83. 91.
    113. Joel Johnson on Gawker and the Rise of Professional Blogging08/08/2016
    1:45:21
  84. 92.
    112. Inventor of the First Digital Camera, Steven Sasson08/01/2016
    1:08:03
  85. 93.
    Announcing the Podcast Book!07/25/2016
    11:01
  86. 94.
    111. CompuServe Founder Jeff Wilkins07/05/2016
    55:24
  87. 95.
    110. Hunter Walk Talks Second Life, Google Adsense and YouTube06/12/2016
    1:13:55
  88. 96.
    109. The History of Sierra Online with Laine Nooney06/05/2016
    1:12:55
  89. 97.
    108. BabyCenter.com Founders Mark Selcow and Matt Glickman05/30/2016
    1:01:40
  90. 98.
    107. Founder of Marketwatch, Larry Kramer @lkramer05/22/2016
    1:25:16
  91. 99.
    106. Co-Founder of Tesla, Marc Tarpenning05/15/2016
    1:23:01
  92. 100.
    105. Tom Rielly, Founder of PlanetOut05/09/2016
    1:23:56
  93. 101.
    104. Suck Again! Joey Anuff And Carl Steadman Return!05/02/2016
    1:24:45
  94. 102.
    103. Rafat Ali @rafat of PaidContent and Skift04/25/2016
    1:31:59
  95. 103.
    102. Analysis Ep. 5 - The History and Future of Automotive Tech with Mike Dushane04/10/2016
    1:18:08
  96. 104.
    101. Matt Kursh on Pen Computing, Sidewalk and MSN03/21/2016
    1:07:22
  97. 105.
    100. The Man Who Could Have Been Bill Gates? The Gary Kildall Story03/13/2016
    1:38:30
  98. 106.
    99. Founders of Suck.com, Carl Steadman and Joey Anuff02/28/2016
    1:38:56
  99. 107.
    98. Rob Lord, Founder of the Internet Underground Music Archive02/24/2016
    56:55
  100. 108.
    97. Chris Fralic @chrisfralic Discusses Half.com and Del.icio.us02/14/2016
    54:07
  101. 109.
    96. The First "Web" Cam With Quentin Stafford-Fraser02/08/2016
    1:11:21
  102. 110.
    95. Pathfinder Executive Paul Sagan02/01/2016
    45:31
  103. 111.
    94. Founder of the First Dorm Room Dot Com, Tripod's Bo Peabody01/10/2016
    47:43
  104. 112.
    93. (Misc 4) Minitel, the French Internet That Came Before the Web01/03/2016
    33:41
  105. 113.
    92. Founder of the World's First Commercial Website, Dale Dougherty12/14/2015
    56:40
  106. 114.
    91. Co-Founder of Feed Magazine, Stefanie Syman12/07/2015
    46:21
  107. 115.
    90. CEO of MapQuest, Barry Glick, Discusses the History and Future of Location Tech11/20/2015
    1:11:09
  108. 116.
    89. How Tom Hadfield Founded Soccernet At Age 1311/09/2015
    46:19
  109. 117.
    88. How Microsoft Went Online, With Brad Silverberg11/02/2015
    45:09
  110. 118.
    87. Tim DeMello Talks Home Delivery Startups10/26/2015
    23:49
  111. 119.
    86. Martin Nisenholtz on Bringing the New York Times Online10/19/2015
    1:01:55
  112. 120.
    85. Evan Kirstel @evankirstel Discusses The Wireless Industry and Broadband10/12/2015
    38:49
  113. 121.
    84. Analysis Ep. 4 "Clutching Pearls" With Chris Higgins10/05/2015
    1:43:18
  114. 122.
    83. Founder of Travelocity, Terry Jones09/27/2015
    44:31
  115. 123.
    82. (Ch. 7.4) eBay Wins the Auction Wars09/21/2015
    40:58
  116. 124.
    81. Founder of WebCal and "Turbo Yahoo" Bruce Spector09/15/2015
    59:56
  117. 125.
    80. Founder of CBS Sportsline Mike Levy09/07/2015
    56:37
  118. 126.
    79. Glenn Fleishman @GlennF Returns!08/30/2015
    1:26:53
  119. 127.
    78. Yahoo's Master Brand Builder, Karen Edwards08/24/2015
    1:16:06
  120. 128.
    77. Narendra Rocherolle @narendra of Webshots and 30 Boxes08/17/2015
    2:00:34
  121. 129.
    76. Steve Goldberg of Microsoft and the IAB08/03/2015
    1:31:23
  122. 130.
    75. The Development of Consumer Broadband with Intel's Avram Miller07/27/2015
    1:34:30
  123. 131.
    74. Developer of Winamp, Justin Frankel07/20/2015
    1:08:19
  124. 132.
    73. "Father" of the MP3, Karlheinz Brandenburg07/13/2015
    1:36:28
  125. 133.
    72. Owen Thomas Returns!07/06/2015
    51:57
  126. 134.
    71. Founder of Quote.com, Chris Cooper06/28/2015
    55:08
  127. 135.
    70. The Forgotten Story Of The Original IPhone Released In 199806/22/2015
    45:28
  128. 136.
    69. Steve Yelvington Discusses Newspapers and the Early Web06/15/2015
    1:00:05
  129. 137.
    68. Founder of When.com, Ted Barnett06/08/2015
    1:26:30
  130. 138.
    67. Journalist Maggie Mahar Discusses the Dot-Com Bubble06/01/2015
    54:20
  131. 139.
    66. (Ch. 7.3) The Founding of eBay05/25/2015
    43:48
  132. 140.
    65. The "Book Club" Episode05/18/2015
    15:46
  133. 141.
    64. Geocities Founder David Bohnett05/11/2015
    53:46
  134. 142.
    63. TheGlobe Co-Founder Todd Krizelman05/04/2015
    56:16
  135. 143.
    62. iVillage Co-Founder Nancy Evans04/27/2015
    1:14:33
  136. 144.
    61. (Ch 7.2) Amazon's Dominance of eCommerce04/19/2015
    1:06:13
  137. 145.
    60. Early eBay Executive (And Future California Governor?) Steve Westly04/13/2015
    44:51
  138. 146.
    59. Early Amazon Engineer and Co-Developer of the Recommendation Engine, Greg Linden04/05/2015
    1:03:40
  139. 147.
    58. Robert Levitan of iVillage and Flooz03/30/2015
    1:06:13
  140. 148.
    57. (I Lied) The Special Requests Episode03/23/2015
    13:29
  141. 149.
    56. Infoseek Founder (and Inventor of the Optical Mouse) Steve Kirsch03/16/2015
    50:10
  142. 150.
    55. The Watershed Year of 1995 with W. Joseph Campbell03/09/2015
    36:14
  143. 151.
    54. CDNow CEO Michael Krupit03/02/2015
    1:02:11
  144. 152.
    53. Match.com and Sex.com Founder Gary Kremen02/23/2015
    1:00:21
  145. 153.
    52. (Ch 7.1) The Birth of Amazon.com02/16/2015
    54:53
  146. 154.
    51. Glenn Fleishman @GlennF Discusses Early Amazon02/09/2015
    1:13:50
  147. 155.
    50. Amazon's Technical Co-Founder and Employee #1, Shel Kaphan02/01/2015
    1:00:51
  148. 156.
    49. Lycos Founder and CEO Bob Davis @BobDavisHCP01/26/2015
    29:40
  149. 157.
    48. Amazon Director, Customer Service Strategy, Jane Slade01/19/2015
    49:16
  150. 158.
    47. Analysis Episode with Christina Warren of Mashable.com @film_girl01/12/2015
    1:02:36
  151. 159.
    46. (Ch 6) A History of Internet Porn01/04/2015
    1:13:27
  152. 160.
    45. Excite Co-Founder Ryan McIntyre12/15/2014
    1:03:51
  153. 161.
    44. The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, Co-Founder of Akamai Technologies12/08/2014
    59:02
  154. 162.
    43. Danny Sullivan @dannysullivan on the History and Future of Search12/01/2014
    50:23
  155. 163.
    42. (Misc 3) Did Al Gore Really Invent the Internet?11/24/2014
    26:09
  156. 164.
    41. Excite.com CEO George Bell11/17/2014
    1:03:42
  157. 165.
    40. Microsoft and Internet Explorer Executive, Ben Slivka11/10/2014
    1:20:34
  158. 166.
    39. CNET Founder Halsey Minor11/03/2014
    53:07
  159. 167.
    38. An Oral History Of The Web's First Banner Ads10/27/2014
    1:16:29
  160. 168.
    37. Wired Magazine Founding Editor John Battelle @johnbattelle10/20/2014
    43:28
  161. 169.
    36. Talking Early Online Services With Chris Higgins @chrishiggins10/13/2014
    1:51:57
  162. 170.
    35. Joe McCambley Discusses Advertising and the First Banner Ads10/06/2014
    45:06
  163. 171.
    34. Owen Thomas of HotWired and Suck09/29/2014
    53:16
  164. 172.
    33. HotWired CEO Andrew Anker09/22/2014
    54:51
  165. 173.
    32. (Ch 5.2) Wired, CNET, Slate, Salon and Suck09/15/2014
    1:26:01
  166. 174.
    31. Real Networks Founder and CEO Rob Glaser09/08/2014
    43:01
  167. 175.
    30. (Misc 2) The NSA And The 1990s Debate Over the Clipper Chip09/01/2014
    37:22
  168. 176.
    29. Analysis Episode 1 With Chris Higgins @chrishiggins08/25/2014
    1:43:03
  169. 177.
    28. Pathfinder Executive Oliver Knowlton08/18/2014
    29:53
  170. 178.
    27. She Gave The World A Billion AOL CDs - An Interview With Marketing Legend Jan Brandt08/11/2014
    1:30:16
  171. 179.
    26. Head of Time New Media Executive Linda McCutcheon08/04/2014
    1:18:59
  172. 180.
    25. Pathfinder Editorial Executive Craig Bromberg07/28/2014
    1:09:56
  173. 181.
    24. (Ch 5.1) Mercury Center and Pathfinder - Big Media's Big Web Adventure07/20/2014
    1:15:17
  174. 182.
    23. Co-Founder of FocaLink, Dave Zinman07/14/2014
    42:47
  175. 183.
    22. Co-Founder of DoubleClick, Kevin O'Connor06/23/2014
    51:17
  176. 184.
    21. Yahoo Employee #3, Tim Brady06/16/2014
    1:05:48
  177. 185.
    20. (Ch 4.2) How Yahoo Became The Web's First Great Company06/09/2014
    1:05:51
  178. 186.
    19. Co-Founder of Netgravity, John Danner06/02/2014
    51:09
  179. 187.
    18. The True Story Behind Halt And Catch Fire - An Interview With Rod Canion05/26/2014
    47:16
  180. 188.
    17. Co-Creator of the First Remote Ad Server, Jason Strober05/20/2014
    27:39
  181. 189.
    16. Internet Explorer Team Member, Hadi Partovi @hadip05/14/2014
    25:58
  182. 190.
    15. (Ch 4.1) The Early Search Engines And Yahoo05/09/2014
    33:23
  183. 191.
    14. (Misc 1) The Forgotten Online Pioneer, Bill von Meister04/25/2014
    48:59
  184. 192.
    13. Co-Designer of the First Banner Ad, Co-Founder of Razorfish, Craig Kanarick04/17/2014
    58:39
  185. 193.
    12. (Ch 3.2) The Rise of AOL04/11/2014
    39:32
  186. 194.
    11. (Ch 3.1) CompuServe, Prodigy, AOL and the Early Online Services04/03/2014
    31:11
  187. 195.
    10. Rob McCool, Founding Engineer, Mosaic and Netscape04/02/2014
    36:49
  188. 196.
    9. Jon Mittelhauser, Founding Engineer, Mosaic and Netscape03/27/2014
    54:04
  189. 197.
    8. Aleks Totic, of Mosaic and Netscape03/16/2014
    47:55
  190. 198.
    7. (Ch 2.2) Bill Gates "Gets" The Internet03/13/2014
    42:10
  191. 199.
    6. Mosaic and Internet Explorer Engineer, Chris Wilson03/10/2014
    1:04:40
  192. 200.
    5. Netscape and Mosaic Founding Engineer, Lou Montulli03/06/2014
    1:05:45

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