A few years back I stumbled upon a new social media website called isolatr. It was fun and new and fresh. Alas — as I mentioned on this week’s SynCast — some fitness company swiped the URL, according to SeanBonner, the guy who created it.
Fortunately, I found some screencaps recently. I’m posting them here so you can get a taste of what it was like. Thanks, Sean, for the memories. Please set up a mirror! (Danger: Bad words!)
At the turn of the century, Ryan Inc. turned to road building. A subsidiary family corporation, Ryan Incorporated Southern, states on its Web site, “The Ryan workload from 1910 until the rural interstate Highway System was completed 60 years later [and] was mostly Highway construction.” The $119 billion spent by the federal government on the Interstate Highway System was, by one account, “the largest public works program since the Pyramids.”