Tag: Les Horribles Cernettes

This is the First Photo Ever Uploaded to the Web

By Veronique Greenwood | July 11, 2012 11:12 am

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Long, long ago, and far, far away—specifically, in the early 90s in Switzerland—computer scientists at CERN were test-driving a little something called the World Wide Web. And when the time came to test the thing’s capabilities with photographs, guess what happened to be on hand?

A Photoshop job of a group of CERN administrative assistants and significant others who sang physics-themed doo-wop. Sample lyric:

You never spend your nights with me
You don’t go out with other girls either
You only love your collider

(dip da-oo-yeah)

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