Content tagged "BBS"
Posted by Kevin Driscoll S.M., Comparative Media Studies, 2009
Kevin Driscoll, CMS ’09, in IEEE Spectrum: “The history of the BBS shows that pre-Internet social media was pretty great.”
“While prevailing histories of the early internet tend to focus on state-sponsored experiments such as ARPANET, the history of bulletin-board systems reveals the popular origins of computer-mediated social life.”
Event: Thursday, April 9, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kevin Driscoll presents how the history of bulletin-board systems reveals the popular origins of computer-mediated social life.
What have online bulletin board systems (BBS) brought to China where traditional media primarily serve as the mouthpiece of the government?