You have to grow older, but you don't have to grow up...
We're GenX'ers who spent our childhood immersed in the music, movies, games, and pop culture of the 70s, 80s, & 90. GenXGrownUp looks at yesterday and today through the eyes of Gen X'ers who refuse to grow up. "Escape Room" is our 3-part audio drama celebrating Halloween.
Backtrack: Bulletin Board Systems
There was once a time when it took hours to download a file, when you had to find out from friends and magazines the numbers to the best… well.. let’s call them “sites,” and when your home phone (no mobile back then) was the same line that you used to access remote servers. That was the wonderful, frustrating, and amazing world of BBSes. In this episode we talk about our first time using computers to access a larger world!
- A History of BBS » bit.ly/2ESsVTH
- History of Early Modems » bit.ly/2Q1zwfv
- The Sounds of Different Modems » youtu.be/ckc6XSSh52w
- The Lost Civilization of Dial Up Bulletin Boards » bit.ly/2fsiTJE
- Forgotten World of BBS Door Games » bit.ly/2EKviHj
- History of Online Forums » bit.ly/2FFVynV
- RIP CompuServe » bit.ly/2hrWHAH
- Wikipedia on GEnie » en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GEnie
- AOL at 30 » time.com/3857628/aol-1985-history/