mediageek 2-4-05: BBS Documentary -- The Pre-History of the Internet

By Anonymous (not verified), 7 February, 2005
Paul Riismandel

Our guest is Jason Scott, the curator behind (, an enormous repository of text from electronic bulletin board systems and the pre-web internet, and the filmmaker behind the forthcoming BBS Documentary (

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