Modems, wArEz, and ANSI art: Remembering BBS life at 2400bps

A fun retrospective on  I’m still amazed at the greater leap from a 286 with a 2400 baud modem, to a 486 with a 19,200 baud modem…  It’s amazing we could do what seemed like so much with so little.

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What is there to tell? I’ve loved UNIX like things since I was first exposed to QNX in highschool (we had the Unisys ICONS!), and spent the better time of my teenage years trying to get my own UNIX… I should have bought Coherent in retrospect.. Anyways latched onto Linux in 1992, and then got some old BSD admin books and have been hooked on the VAX BSD & other big/ancient things since…!

One thought on “Modems, wArEz, and ANSI art: Remembering BBS life at 2400bps

  1. 10 years from now people will wonder:
    “What? They were able to compute anything with their single digit core CPUs??”
    “And only 12mbps connections? what’s up with that? it’s all in Exabytes now…”

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