This goo was worth a point in January 2023.

publication date: Wednesday, January 11, 2023 (part of January 2023)

category: Inventions

clue: If you've ever enjoyed a collaboratively-edited website, then you can thank this programmer and his Hawaiian vacation for inspiration.

explanation: Cunningham developed the first wiki in 1994, naming it after an airport shuttle in Hawaii. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, and LaVonne Lemler

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