This Day in Blogging History: The WELL bought by its users; History of NYC Internet community; Living off the suburban land

One year ago today
The WELL is bought by its users: The WELL, the online community which started out life more than 20 years ago as the Whole Earth Lectronic Link, has been sold to a company founded by some of its long-time users.

Five years ago today
History of NYC's internet community by Fred Wilson: Venture capitalist Fred Wilson takes a trip down memory lane in a sweeping keynote he gave at Web 2.0 this week.

Ten years ago today
Guy tries to live off suburban land for 80 days: I would wake up early, usually around six, and when I didn't already have food I would walk in the dawn to find something for a morning salad.