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How Online Video Evolved from an English Coffee Pot

Ruminations on Internet lore:  One of the best-known bits of Internet trivia concerns the world’s first webcam. In 1991, coffee-loving tech types at the University of Cambridge in the U.K. pointed a camera back at a coffeepot located a couple of floors above them. By looking through their local area network, they could find out if coffee was brewing.

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