The First Talk Radio Show on the Net (1993)

Back in the early 1990s, while most of us were still trying to wrap our heads around this new thing called the internet (don't miss this amusing bit), NPR's Science Friday started pushing the envelope and hosting the first internet-based radio talk show. This marked the first time that listeners could "phone into" a program via the web and talk together – in this case about the creative uses of this emerging technology. The broadcast, which singlehandedly brought the internet to a crawl, has now resurfaced online. You can listen below (or here).

via @Alyssa_Milano and ExtremeTech


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