In 1993 according to Timeline of Computer History, we have a few major events:
Doom and Myst are released, Jurassic Park is released, Wired Magazine debuts, Apple ships the first Newton, Free BSD is launched, Gopher Stumbles, Intel Pentium microprocessor is released, Microsoft Windows NT is released, Mosaic popularize the web, online ads kicks off the commercialization of the web.
You know what else happened in 1993? A person that goes by the handle @thedarktangent created the first DEF CON hacker convention. This is his story about the past, present, and future of hacker cons.