In 1993, This Is What I Wrote About The Internet Coming To My High School
Baratunde Thurston
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A friend and I lead a similar effort at our high school in Rockville around the same time! We got a few used PCs donated and put Linux on them and somehow got a dedicated phone line to connect them to the net.

Meanwhile there was a free dialup called CapAccess that I somehow had access to that was a text based menu system but could get access to GOPHER! And from Gopher you could get to MUDS!!!!

I just remember thinking “this is so much better than a BBS!”

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