Korean Engineer Builds Internet Explorer Gravestone to Honor the Now-Dead Browser

This Korean engineer built a stylish tombstone in honor of the now-deceased Internet Explorer!

After Microsoft confirmed to kill Internet Explorer last year, Microsoft finally did so on June 15 earlier this month. To commemorate and honor the OG web browser that once dominated the market, a South Korean software engineer decided to create a tombstone for the Internet Explorer browser, which recently went viral on the Internet. Check out the details now!

Check Out This Internet Explorer Tombstone That Went Viral!

Jung Ki-young is a software engineer living in Korea who had a love-hate relationship with the browser. So, after the recent death of Internet Explorer, Ki-young spent a month designing a stylish headstone for the browser.

After designing the stone with the original “e” logo and the sentence: “He was a good tool to download other browsers”, the engineer spent 430,000 won (~ Rs 25,950) to build it. The monument was displayed at his brother’s cafe in Gyeongju, Korea.

This Korean engineer built a stylish tombstone in honor of the now-deceased Internet Explorer!

The Korean engineer went on to say that he had to… working much harder to make its apps and websites look good in Internet Explorer† And since most Korean government organizations and banks still use Internet Explorer for daily Internet browsing, Ki-young’s customers kept asking him to keep his websites and apps optimized for Explorer.

“It was painful, but I would call it a love-hate relationship, because Explorer itself once dominated an era,” Ki-young told the publication Reuters† He also mentioned that with the tombstone, he wanted to make people laugh† However, the amount of attention it received on the Internet surprised Jung.

“That’s another reason for me to thank the Explorer. It has now enabled me to make a world-class joke,” said Jung. “I’m sad it’s gone, but I won’t miss it. So his retirement is a good death for me,” he added.

Well, I don’t know about you, but I’d like to visit the cafe where the Internet Explorer memorial is placed. After all, it was the most used web browser of all time, even if most of us only used it to download Google Chrome or its alternatives, as Jung said on the tombstone. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below and stay tuned for more such interesting tech stories.

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