[Technology 1420] Re: retrospective
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Thu Dec 20 16:26:16 EST 2007
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fun thread idea !
I think the most useful thing that I did in the beginning (mid to late 80s)
was to use
PINE, a unix commnad line email program and also read usenet news groups.
This was when the world wide web was only text based and strickly
My how things have changed.
These two things really made me think WOW this is revolutionary stuff !
Instant communication; one to one and one to many from all over the world !
Adult Literacy Resource Institute
Computer Field Technologist - Greater Boston
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On 12/20/07 3:51 PM, "Mariann Fedele" <MariannF at lacnyc.org> wrote:
> Hello all,
> It¹s a good time of the year to take stock and reflect. A recent CNN article
> (link below) begins, ³Like a first love or a first car, a first computer can
> hold a special place in people's hearts. For millions of kids who grew up in
> the 1980s, that first computer was the Commodore 64. Twenty-five years later,
> that first brush with computer addiction is as strong as ever.²
> For you, what was that first piece of hardware, software, or internet
> application that captured your imagination and brought you in to the
> technophile/techie fold?
> When working with your students is there something that is sure to get them
> hooked and motivated to explore using new technologies?
> I was a Commodore 64 owner myself. It was mostly used for playing Pong, but it
> was fun and was a gateway. How about you?
> Mariann Fedele
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