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[4 Jun 2013 | 2 Comments | 24,066 views]
No, the BBS is not extinct

If you know what a BBS (bulletin board system) is, then you’ve been geeking it up with computers for a long time. Although the advent of the Internet all but ended the old BBS days, those are still around and allowing users to send messages, download files and play those charmingly retro games.
Before getting into how you can easily access any BBS you can think of through your Internet connection, it’s important to take a brief look at the history of those systems and why they became popular.
For the uninitiated, …