29 June 2001

Another sad (and terribly early) death in the ranks of Net pioneers: Jim Ellis, one of Usenet’s founders, has passed away. A moment of silence, please, for the man who created the groups alt.sex and alt.drugs and then, noting the imbalance in the Force, went ahead and created alt.rock-and-roll.

Advertisements
29 June 2001

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s