Dark Ages

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Dark Ages

  1. The period of European history encompassing (roughly) 476–1000 CE.
  2. Greek Dark Ages (c. 1100 BC - 750 BCE
  3. Dark ages of Cambodia (c. 1450 - 1863)
  4. Dark ages of Laos (c. 1707 - 1893)
  5. Dark Ages in cosmology
  6. (figuratively) Any relatively primitive period of time.
    • 2000 Mar 6, Network World, Vol. 17, No. 10, page 49:
      Yes, DSL is a better, faster and less expensive way to access the Internet. Unfortunately, it's saddled with back-office systems that belong in the Dark Ages and politics that may require regulatory oversight.
    • 2001, Lawrence Lessig, The future of ideas: the fate of the commons in a connected world, page 104:
      Put yourself back in the dark ages, the time before the Internet took off–say, the 1970s–and ask: What was the environment for creativity then?

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