January 31, 2009

A futuristic idea from 1981: newspapers on your PC

Here is a news segment from a local San Francisco television station suggesting what might be a wild idea at the time – making newspapers available to home PC users.  As the New York Times painfully notes, “the best part comes about one minute into the clip, when one of the Examiner’s editors explains that the paper is ‘not in this to make money.’ ”

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