Like every day, these are some of the relevant events that happened on this same date but a few years ago. Find out what it is
On September 22, the “OneWebDay”, It is the annual day where the use of the Internet is celebrated and raised.
The first time OneWebDay was held was on September 22, 2006. The idea was created by Susan P. Crawford, ICANN board member at the time, in association with other Internet personalities.
In May 2009, founder Crawford joined the administration of United States President Barack Obama and Mitch Kapor (Chairman of the Mozilla Foundation and creator of the 1-2-3 Lotus spreadsheet) took over the presidency. from OneWebDay.
OneWebDay 2013 takes place on Sunday, September 22, 2013 and the proposed theme for this year’s events is: “web accessibility”.
At the end of 2012, the Internet Society issued a report promoting the “use of the Internet by people with disabilities” (Moving Forward), which is invited to explore both the business model and the human rights approach to improve Internet accessibility for people with disabilities.
The motto of the Internet Society is: “Internet is for everyone”reflecting the belief that Internet access is a critical public policy issue.
In addition to access to infrastructure and equipment, accessibility depends on making physical devices and online services useful to everyone, including people with disabilities.
People with disabilities constitute the largest minority in the world, according to the United Nations. One billion people are estimated by the World Health Organization to have a disability, with 80% living in developing countries.
People with disabilities can participate equally in society and make substantial contributions to the economy if they have the right Internet tools.
On September 22, 2004, the American television series premieres “lost” originally presented on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) which ran for six seasons until May 23, 2010.
Lost is a drama series containing elements of science fiction and the supernatural that follows the survivors of the crash of a commercial airliner flying between Sydney and Los Angeles on a mysterious tropical island somewhere in the South Pacific Ocean.
“Lost” tells the story in a very serialized way. Episodes generally feature a main plot from the island, as well as a sub-story from another time in a character’s life.
Due to its large cast and the cost of filming primarily on location in Oahu, Hawaii, Lost was one of the most expensive series on television.
“Lost” was a success acclaimed by the public and critics, constantly appearing in the lists of the ten series of all time.
The first season averaged 15.69 million viewers per episode on ABC and during its sixth and final season, the show averaged 11 million American viewers per episode.
“Lost” received numerous awards within the industry, including the Emmy Award for Best Drama Series in 2005, Best American Imported Series at the British Academy Television Awards in 2005, the Golden Globe Award for Best Drama in 2006 and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series.
In 2013, the “Writers Guild of America” ranked “Lost” at No. 27 of the 101 best TV series of all time.