It's funny reading this article today, because some of us at work were talking about this subject last week. I was one of those who started learning Basic by punching code out of Rainbow magazine every month for my CoCo 2, and saving it on my cassette tapes. But the thing I miss the most are BBS's. There is no need for them today, but I miss the excitement I felt when my 300 baud dumb modem would connect to one of the many I would connect to. Just about every university had one and most of them would freely give out the information. Plus tech BBS's and gaming BBS's, it was so much fun.
It was the excitement of those days that led me into the IT field that I am in today. Thanks for the trip down memory lane
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