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28.8?! Blazing fast. I recall that my first modem was a 110 baud model. I
remember how the characters appeared on the screen one at a time! Needless
to say, one didn't download much other than text ;)


*Mark Kline, M.Ed.*

*Director of Technology*
*Adams-Cheshire Regional School District*

On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 12:34 PM, Eric Hall <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hmmm... in '96 I had just purchased a used Compaq (486/25MHz) and was
> connecting to GovNet through a 28.8 modem so I probably wouldn't have been
> able to load the Times page anyway.
>
> *Eric Hall*
> *Technology Integration Specialist*
> *Mount Mansfield Union High School*
> *Chittenden East SU*
>
> *No trees were injured in the creation of this message, but a significant
> number of electrons were inconvenienced.*
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> On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 9:27 AM, Adam Provost <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Just struck me as funny...
>>
>> Was having a conversation with kids about the web and the conversation
>> evolved to the start of the web. One student dug this up....
>>
>> NY Times introduced their website on 1/22/1996
>> <http://www.nytco.com/20-years-history-of-nytimes/>.
>>
>> Quite a few changes over 19 years, eh?
>>
>>
>>
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>> Adam A. Provost, MAT
>> Technology Integration - Partnership for Change Initiative
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>> Burlington High School, Vermont <http://bhs.bsdvt.org/>
>>
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>> Educational Professional Development in Vermont
>>
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