What Happened to America Online? [LGR Tech Tales]

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Shared February 10, 2017

This episode covers the story of AOL from birth to collapse, by way of the Apple Link and endless free disks and CDs. Join me in LGR Tech Tales, looking at stories of technological inspiration, failure, and everything in-between!

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● Background music credits:
"Nautical 2" by Loscil
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpjlq...

"Anekbah Theme"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmdgZ...

"Milinda" by Diode Milliampere
http://diodemilliampere.bandcamp.com/

"Rhodes to Heaven 2," "After The Storm 3," "Werewolfdance"
https://www.epidemicsound.com

"Twin Shine"
https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/...

● Main sources for info:
https://books.google.com/books?id=DcV...

https://books.google.com/books?id=Cnh...

https://books.google.com/books?id=mYE...

https://news.google.com/newspapers?ni...

https://www.tinytickle.co.uk/quantum-...

http://web.archive.org/web/2015030401...

http://apple2history.org/history/ah22...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3...

http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/fall2...

http://www.dsgames.net/qlink/q-link/q...

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-day-a...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/...

http://fortune.com/2015/01/10/15-year...

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/l...

http://articles.latimes.com/2004/dec/...

https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB104370...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7...

https://techcrunch.com/2010/12/27/aol...

http://www.johnmwillis.com/internet/t...

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/money/...

http://www.ispreview.co.uk/index.php/...

https://www.cnet.com/news/aol-ditches...

http://toastytech.com/guis/deskmate3....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJ9I2...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dk82T...

http://www.mikerichardson.name/oldaol/