RemoteAccessÂ BBSÂ is aÂ DOS Bulletin Board System. It's software was written by Andrew Milner. RemoteAccess was released asÂ 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 InternetÂ protocolÂ systems like online forums.
Wikazine â€“ Full show notes forÂ 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