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Teletype Printer Adapted to Send and Receive Text Messages

Kids these days, what with their “Internets” and doing the Twitters and whatnot. Why, you can send perfectly good long-distance messages with a teletype machine! That’s what a fellow named Mdziewie did. He rigged a 1963 model teletype printer to accept and transmit text messages. The site is in Polish, but Google Translate will give [...]

How the Oregon Trail (Computer Game) Was Formed

The mere mention of the game Oregon Trail is enough to send most anyone that grew up in the last four decades into a fit of nostalgic glee. If you’re one of those giddy fans of the 1800’s-themed computer simulation game, you’ll definitely want to check out the City Pages profile on how the game [...]