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I had this blast from the past show up in my twitter feed thanks to archillect... this brings back a lot of memories. That gui is very reminiscent of window maker.. maybe an early version?

@capngloval

That looks like a NextSTEP., which I think is what WindowMaker is supposed to be like, design-wise.

The PC in the picture could actually be the same model that Berners Lee used to work on the Web at one point, which is kind of neat.

@capngloval
I just realized how old this post is. I was scrolling through your memes and forgot I wasn't on my home timeline! I like your sense of humour, anyway.

@MutoShack I'm glad you like my corny sense of humor. 🤣 As for next step, I never knew that was the GUI's name, I always thought that was the machine's name only...??

@capngloval

Looked it up to be sure, and yeah it looks like NeXTSTEP is the operating system for the NeXT line of computers (I don't know if the GUI has a name, but it might just be "Workspace Manager")

The box in the pic is called the NeXTcube, which was in fact the Berners-Lee machine, but it also did a lot of work on Doom 1, so that's a pretty cool history!

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