Back in the 90s Chuck Hermes and Michael Koppelman (from the lolife podcast) built the Bitstream Underground BBS. This is Chuck’s presentation on the history of Bitstream Underground from MIMA’s Online Communities Salon held on September 14, 2005.
Listen to Online Communities v1.o with Chuck Hermes [16 min]
3 thoughts on “First Crack 62. Online Communities 1.0 with Chuck Hermes”
Chuck Hermes ROCKS! Really cool history and background on pre-web geeking!
For those that want more info on BBS history check out http://www.bbsdocumentary.com/
If you want to see some of the text files from the old bbs’s then check out
i enjoyed hearing this, since i missed the dang thing.
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