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February 16: First Bulletin Board System (BBS – then called CBBS)

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Jeffrey Powers

Madison, WI

Description: For the Tech History Geek in all of us

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February 16: First Bulletin Board System (BBS – then called CBBS)

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February 16, 1979: First BBS Created

1978 - The first computer bulletin board system was created in Chicago, Illinois by Ward Christensen and Randy Suess. The Computerized Bulletin Board System (CBBS) came together in 30 days, where it was then launched. Even though it was already turned on for testing, today was the day CBBS went into production.

Wikazine – Full show notes for February 16

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