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Thursday, December 1, 2005

Blogging before the Internet

"Electronic communities existed before internetworking.

"For example the AP wire was, in effect, similar to a large chat room where there were 'wire fights' and electronic conversations.

"Another pre-digital electronic community Amateur (or 'ham') radio allowed individuals who set up their own broadcast equipment to communicate with others directly. Ham radio also had logs called 'glogs' that were personal diaries made using wearable computers in the early 1980s." ...

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