5 thoughts on “The internet didn’t change my life at all”

  1. My first email would have been around 15 years ago, when you could dial in (at 2400 bits per second) to Wellington City Council Citynet. You would log (very patiently) into a remote server and send an email using a very cryptic command line mail program. It was really just a game though; I could email myself and, I think, someone else from my grandma’s work. It took a long time for it serve a useful purpose for me…

    Early on though, I had a lot more fun on IRC, where I talked with people in Scandinavia and the states, who back then had “T1” connections, which I understand would still be quicker than a Telecom “Broadband” connection, despite that being early 1990s …

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