EVENTS in Februari

  • February 8: Our Grand Opening. The Internet Railroad opens the global Internet backbone on this day, linking Asia to America to Europe at speeds of 34 million bits per second and up. Rick Smolan and the Against All Odds production team documented this historic day as part of 24 Hours in Cyberspace.

  • February 15: Fiftieth Anniversary of the Computer. Celebrate the birth of the first electronic computer in Philadelphia with the ACM's Computing Week '96. A special Internet Town Hall will link fair participants all over the world into the anniversary celebration.

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    February 24: Travel to Singapore for Chingay Singapore, one of the grandest and most colorful street parades. A web site, live multicasts, and other pyrotechnics will help usher in the Chinese New Year on the Internet!

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