Google UseNet 20 year Archives

by alphamonkey on January 14, 2005 · 2 comments

in Diversions,News,Sci-Tech

our dear Olivesmarch4th writes:

Here’s something interesting: The Google UseNet 20-Year Archives. Read the first thread ever made about Microsoft, AIDS, the Chernobyl incident, and even the first “ME TOO!” post.

As this sort of thing doesn’t lend itself to visual intricasies, here is a photo of a kitten:

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1 Shadow Stalker January 14, 2005 at 12:08 pm

This is so awesome.  I spent half an hour reading the debate about whether or not cold fusion would be a threat to the utilities.  I assume this was before it was discovered to be a big fat lie.

2 .alphamonkey. January 14, 2005 at 1:31 pm

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Hurray for kittens!

I liked seeing the first formal Godwin’s Law post.

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