Thursday, February 12, 2009

"This is an experiment.... We're not in it to make money."

Way back in 1981, a group of newspapers started fooling around with making their content available to home computer users. Those intertubes might as well have been a trojan horse.



Blogger Doug Shugarts said...

Dan Kennedy also blogged about this video / story. Note his comments about download times and internet access fees circa 1981.

February 12, 2009  
Blogger Rachel said...

And they still don't look as spiffy online as that ad implied...

February 12, 2009  
Blogger Lucie said...

Where does one begin ? Rotary phones ? Twenty cent newspapers ? An article about Dems spending money on arms ? Even I don't recognize that distant and scary era, and I was already out of college. It is a blessing, I tell you.

February 12, 2009  

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