CHM Live | Technically Speaking

March 15, 2018 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Computer History Museum
1401 N Shoreline Blvd
Mountain View, CA 94043
CHM Live | Technically Speaking @ Computer History Museum | Mountain View | California | United States

Minitel: The Web before the Web

Authors Kevin Driscoll & Julien Mailland
in Conversation with Internet History Program
Curatorial Director Marc Weber

A decade before the web began taking the rest of us online, France was fully connected. By 1984 six million citizens were reading newspapers, sending emails, buying train tickets, paying taxes and engaging in scandalous chat on the Minitel system.

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