Here’s an excerpt from my latest CNET Asia blog post.
Reading fellow CNET Asia blogger Lim Sheng Ming’s requiem to GeoCities got me all nostalgic, because like I commented on his post, I created my very first Web site on GeoCities in 1998.
I haven’t seen that site in years, but it turns out that Darkspiral’s Babel Machine is preserved on Archive.org. Man, this dates me, hehe, but let me tell you, nothing compares with the geeky joy of creating a Web site for the first time. I decided to devote that first site to promoting science fiction and fantasy writing in the Philippines.
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