June 28, 2012
Au revoir Minitel

Minitel, the French system which prefigured what we now think of as the Internet in many startling ways, will be shut down on Saturday. I learned about the system in the book Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong, and if that account is to be believed the French were rightly proud of it.

Posted by scott at June 28, 2012 03:18 PM

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