[TUHS] Old Usenet / local communitites

Mike Markowski mike.ab3ap at gmail.com
Wed May 9 07:27:05 AEST 2018

>     On Tue, May 8, 2018 at 1:06 PM, <arnold at skeeve.com
>     <mailto:arnold at skeeve.com>> wrote:
>     I was lamenting the (asymptotic) death of usenet to a colleague the
>     other day and asked, "where are all the cool kids these days?" I was
>     only half joking: back when news was the main nexus of interaction
>     for technical communities, it really was where you'd go to find
>     things out and where you could reasonably expect to interact with
>     experts. 
I also miss local news groups.  My university had many and later my 
employer, US Army Ballistic Research Lab (BRL), had some.  They were 
great, non-centralized places to, surprise, share news.  No equivalent 
seems to exist.

Mike Markowski

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