Welcome to Dial Up, Mashable’s most excellent look at technology in the ’90s, from the early days of the World Wide Web to the clunky gadgets that won our hearts.  It’s Oct. 6, 1996. The night of the first presidential debate between President Bill Clinton and the Republican nominee, Bob Dole. Clinton is the young, popular incumbent who played the saxophone on The Arsenio Hall Show. Dole is a stiff conservative, who at 73 years old looks like he yells at kids to get off his lawn. But as the debate ends, right after he warns young people against doing drugs, Dole pulls off a first for a presidential candidate in the new internet era: he drops the URL of his campaign website, www.dolekemp96.org, on national TV. Now, 23 years later, you can still experience the website at the original URL in all its 1996 glory.  To find more, I reached out to designer Rob Kubasko, the man hired to create Dole’s website, and Mike Dec, the man who set out to preserve it.  In the mid-’90s, Kubasko was working as a graphic designer at Arizona State University when he hooked up with the Dole campaign through a mutual connection. “I had been interested in politics for some time and one of my ...