These two short articles appeared in sister publications, Information Today and Link-Up… both announcing my upcoming deal with GEnie to publish an ongoing series during my second computerized bicycle trip around the US. This was a significant move (from CompuServe, which was my network home for the first trip), and there were other changes as…

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This is an account of my talk at the 1986 National Online Meeting in New York City, including discussion of electronic publishing, the upcoming Winnebiko II, and resumption of my computerized recumbent bicycle travels around the US. The publisher was a significant force in the early epoch of online information retrieval; this article was prepared by…

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Dataspace by Steven K. Roberts Link-Up January, 1986 Packet communications technology is amarriage of computers and amateur radio.  The last time I signed on, I decided to go for distance. Sounds a bit strange doesn’t it? Physical location is usually irrelevant online, for the network is one of those vaporous places that is every place at…

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Dataspace by Steven K. Roberts Link-Up December, 1985 If you have ever experienced the hiring process, you already know the problem. Hidden somewhere out there in the teeming masses are a few prize catches; scattered across the land are myriad companies who need them in their endless quest for the competitive edge. The process of…

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Steve Roberts and Winnebiko at Maroon Bells - Jeffrey Aaronson, Aspen

I wrote this after the first 10,000 miles but before launching the Winnebiko II project, so it’s a nice perspective on my newly minted technomadic life, more philosophical than technical. The photo above is by Jeffrey Aaronson, taken at the Maroon Bells near Aspen on September 15, 1984. by Steven K. Roberts Link-Up┬áNovember, 1985 I…

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