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Harlan Ellison, The Last Dangerous Visions, and a Usenet War

Never start a war with Harlan…

Karen Brenchley
Three-Minute Reads
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3 min readOct 12, 2019

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Long ago, in 1998, there was the Internet (capitalized) but no World Wide Web, no Facebook, no Twitter. So where could people go to post messages on various topics, then fight about it? Usenet, a distributed network of discussion groups that anyone with access to a news server could use. And we used them.

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Karen Brenchley
Three-Minute Reads

Product manager for machine learning and data science, aikido nidan, published fiction writer, MS survivor