The 1995 Blog

1995: The year the future began

Hype and hoopla in a watershed year: Launching Windows 95

It’s hard to think of 1995 as a turbulent or particularly troubled time. Not when Seinfeld and Friends were among the year’s most-watched TV shows. Not when Mars Inc. ran … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 39 Comments

Lesson misunderstood: NATO’s 1995 bombing in Bosnia

The belated but decisive intervention to end the war in Bosnia in 1995 is typically recalled as a U.S. foreign policy success, as the first notable international achievement of the … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 22 Comments

Illuminating the Web: Netscape’s IPO of August 1995

It was 19 years ago tomorrow when Netscape Communications illuminated the World Wide Web for millions of people and catalyzed what became the dot.com boom of the late 1990s. Netscape … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 31 Comments