How the Internet started...(Early days.)

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  1. Altair

    Altair Web Master

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  2. NGJames

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    he he. I would get a bus across town in the mid-90's to my dad's workplace just to read up on all my favourite geeky topics online. The days of Altavista, Netscape etc. A real age of innocence!
     
  3. xxwhite_dovexx

    xxwhite_dovexx Hello from Florida

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    Oh like my great great uncle lugi invented the tv but someone stole the plans . His name is Lugi Baird a very distant relative on my ma's side .
     
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    I remember the days of dial up modems and PRESTEL
     
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    Erm im fickle but what's prestel lol
     
  6. coffee-time

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    PRESTEL was an online version of teletext, run by the Post Office.
     
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    Anyone heard or ARPANET lol
     
  8. jenarator202

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    I remember our internet provider was called Freeserve, which then got taken over by Wanadoo and then by Orange. I also remember Telexes and Word Processers that used to be housed in a freestanding cabinet. I remember once watching my Mum and a colleague having a huge typing row with the Telex Operator. :D
     
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    Iuse to work on the telexes repairing them :(
     
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  10. Lex51

    Lex51 Howdy ya'll

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    Don't forget about the the CPU's available. 133mhz wow that's a fast one.
     

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