Richard Halloran: ‘Owns Home Computer’

Richard Halloran: ‘Owns Home Computer’

YouTube - 1981 primitive Internet report on KRONLong before anyone had heard of the Internet, early home computer users could read their morning newspapers online … sort of.

Watch this documentary from 1981 when ‘owning a home computer’ was enough to get you on local television.

Those days ‘free online newspapers’ did take over 2 hours to download over the phone, and with an hourly use charge of $5:

‘the new telepaper won’t be much competition for the 20c street edition’.


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