Andreessen is selected as Man of the Year in the Silicon Valley-focused magazine. The interviewer focuses on Mosaic’s development and Andreessen’s reasoning behind its rapid adoption:
It was fun and easy to use. People could pull it down (from the Net), install it, and boom, it worked…The other part was, and this gets back to the server side, it was straightforward for people to do things specific to what they were doing. It was easy to build applications on top of it.