Community Memory

Community Memory was the first public computerized bulletin board system. Established in 1973 in Berkeley, California, it used an SDS 940 timesharing system in San Francisco connected via a 110 baud link to a teleprinter at a record store in Berkeley to let users enter and retrieve messages. Individuals could place messages in the computer and then look through the memory for a specific notice.
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  • Online Message Forums: A Tale of the Past, Present & Future

    … from something quite simple to something so advanced today. You may not know it but online message forums started out as a technology known as Community Memory back in 1973. Established in Berkley, California, Community Memory was a technology that allowed users to post messages on a computer and then search through the memory system to retrieve…

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