Modems? You had modems? We used to lie awake at night dreaming of modems. We were just darn happy when the courier arrived with the 1/2 inch tape on time so we could all leave early to get in line for gas.
Modems? You had modems? We used to lie awake at night dreaming of modems.
We used to have to transmit our data manually:
Couriers? You had couriers? Weaklings! We were lucky if we knew that we had a package and had to walk eight miles to the depot; backwards (so we knew how to get back)!
And nevermind the gas lines, when we moved away from So. Cal to the north part of the state my wife had to get out to push the 40' U-Haul 'bout Fresno until I could find reasonably priced fuel. It took quite some time but with me behind the wheel we got filled up and we were mighty proud. Tired and proud.