Retro Computer Festival 2017 – 16th & 17th September

An entire weekend dedicated to the Retro Computing Community. The Centre for Computing History will be opening it’s doors on the 16th & 17th September 2017 and welcoming enthusiasts to exhibit their personal collections, retro computing mods and hacks.

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The sound of the dialup, pictured

I found this article today by Oona Räisänen via @rickasaurus on twitter. Makes a very good read. The audio clip will bring back many memories for most of you.

If you ever connected to the Internet before the 2000s, you probably remember that it made a peculiar sound. But despite becoming so familiar, it remained a mystery for most of us. What do these sounds mean?

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