For nerds only

For those that remember dialup, an interesting trip back in time using a circa 1964 Livermore Data Systems “Model A” Acoustic Coupler Modem to surf the net.

The future of Internet technology

Have you tried WolframAlpha yet? No? You’re not alone but I’m guessing that will change in the near future. WorlframAlpha is a new type of online tool being developed by the Wolfram Research Company in Champaign, Illinois. It’s not a search engine but a computational knowledge engine: it generates output by doing computations from its […]

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CBC Radio – 1994 Almanac Show

Here’s another radio broadcast from 1994 on good old CBC Radio 690. I appeared on the Almanac afternoon show with host Cecilia Walters and Marg Meikle, known then as CBC’s Answer Lady, to discuss the Internet. The technology was fairly new to most in 1994 and a mysterious and little understood technology which is reflected […]

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