Danish Students Create A Rotary Phone That Dials Up The Internet

Danish Students Create A Phone That Dials Up The Internet

We all remember dial-up internet (some people still use it today, or at least have the same speed). Students James Zhou, Sebastian Paul Hunkeler, Jens Skoug Obel and Isak Frostå from the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design have built an “internet phone” using a classic rotary telephone. It allows users to “call” websites, with each …

Interview: Jer'Maine Jones, Jr.

To mark DatCode’s first birthday, we caught up with the founder: Jer’Maine Jones, Jr. and discussed his origins as a coder, his thoughts on diversity in Silicon Valley and what gave him the impetus to start a community for black coders.

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The Internet, According to 1996

The Internet is more than old enough to drink and, given some of its memes, it’s had way too much already. But back in 1996, it was purer and only used by those with computers and the patience to wait for the modem to connect. This video looks at how the internet and the World …

How to Send an Email in 1984

How to Send an Email in 1984

Here’s how you sent an email using your phone line back in 1984. WarGames anyone? People questioned whether email could survive in a world of different communication channels but it remains the #1. According to Mailbird, there are 3.7 billion email accounts worldwide and 86% of professionals prefer emails for communication. Back in 1984, emails …

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The DatCode Podcast

DatCode is a community of Black coders serving as a place to share knowledge, collaborate, and meet new people. Both myself and Ashton are part of it and it’s an amazing hub of education and fun. They also do a podcast on everything from movies to music, culture, and, of course, technology. DATCODE is a …

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

Play Tomb Raider In Your Browser

Lara Croft set a lot of tongues wagging with her boxy bosom and polygon posterior as the titular “Tomb Raider”. The game launched in 1996 and 21 years later, via various name changes and a redesign (her breasts aren’t so inflated now,) you can now play the original in your browser. OpenLara has been completely …

Interview: David Majors

David Majors is the producer/host of Anime Podcast of Some Sort, It’s In Season and Two Nerdy Black Guys; three delectably nerdy podcasts that are essential listening for any self-professed blerd or otaku. Topics of conversation included: Diversity in Comic Books, the anime that he’d watch on a voyage through the cosmos and the technology that …