Brewster Kahle, founder and digital librarian of the San Francisco-based nonprofit Internet Archive, sitting with sculptures of “clay librarians”.  Photograph: Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times via Getty

Not all human life is yet online, but we’re getting there. The ever-ballooning web, currently estimated at five billion indexed webpages alone, is a v(...)

Pages from history: some early websites, including The Irish Times’s. Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly/The Irish Times

The earliest known version of the very first website is out there, somewhere, on an outdated disk drive. “Maybe someone is using it as a paperw(...)