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Hypermedia without the bandwidth being devoured by advertisers and surveillance - how much we’ve lost.


The canadians went all out with this tech. I remember seeing how much effort they put into it compared to the OTA broadcasts in the US.

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Was there something called ‘Grassroots’ in this same vein, or maybe that was the name given by the university when applied in my area. I remember there was a terminal at The Bay and I think it was for a wedding registry. This would have been 1980’ish or so. The screen took forever to draw, but it was colour and looked way better than the PET computers I was cutting my teeth on.

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