Episode 1 – The Creation of Usenet

Today, we go back in time to the late 70’s and observe the events that led to the creation of newgroups and usenet. Especially as this podcast covers historic events, factual corrections will be attached to the original post and/or episode as required.

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • The A News Reader
  • The B News Reader
  • Creation of UUNET
  • C News Reader, and NNTP
  • Lessons Learned

Sources in essay form will be included as a follow-up to the next episode.