History of information. 11/13/2002 Dylan Weinberger posts some interesting historical notes on how the usage of the term ‘information’ has changed since the advent of the computer age. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Let's stay in touch! Sign up for my weekly (at most) email on tech and media. History of information.