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January 24: RemoteAccess BBS Released to Public

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Jeffrey Powers

Madison, WI

Description: For the Tech History Geek in all of us

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January 24: RemoteAccess BBS Released to Public

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RemoteAccess BBS is a DOS Bulletin Board System. It's software was written by Andrew Milner. RemoteAccess was released as shareware and did a crude version of Multitasking. The final version of RA was released in 1996 (with a Y2K fix in 2000). At that time BBS were being switched to Internet protocol systems like online forums. Wikazine – Full show notes for January 24 IBM Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator (SSEC) a.k.a "the Poppa" is dedicated Microwave Oven is patented Gary McKinnon won right to judicial review Apple introduces a floppy drive for the Lisa computer
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