"Old-school" is not what it used to be

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri May 13 15:09:24 UTC 2011


> In a kind of old-school wireless set-up, bin Laden would write messages on
> his computer, save them to the drives, and then hand them to the couriers,
> who would go to distant internet cafes to send them. Couriers would reverse
> the process for incoming messages.

It seems the lag from "new" to "old-school" has shrunk by several decades.


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