A bit of Hacker History

Ben Sinclair bensinc at gmail.com
Wed Dec 24 21:51:20 CST 2014

Thanks for your work on this! I have some reading to do now...

On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 5:32 PM, Jason T <silent700 at gmail.com> wrote:

> It's taken me far too long to get these things prepped and posted, so
> why not a holiday release?  Some historical reading for your post-meal
> time on the sofa:
> http://silent700.blogspot.com/2014/12/is-this-something.html
> The tl;dr version:  I was given some message board dumps from one of
> the original hack/phreak scene BBSes, covering a portion of its short
> run in 1980-1.  That led to obtaining some more, which I've cleaned up
> and compiled into a PDF.  I feel they're an invaluable insight into
> the "state of things" back then, not to mention just a fun read.  Some
> familiar names in this lot...perhaps even some we know...?
> Happy $holiday(*) and enjoy...
> -j

Ben Sinclair
ben at bensinclair.com

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