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[Virology] Re: And then one day...

Chris cupton at uvic.ca
Fri Aug 11 13:22:09 EST 2006


In article <mailman.550.1155242559.20007.virology at net.bio.net>, Don
Gilbert <gilbertd at kalo.bio.indiana.edu> wrote:

> Ed,
> 
> This is the same old, same old bionet.virology.
> About 20 years have gotten behind Bionet now ... it was
> started back in the mid or late 1980s at Intelligenetics/Stanford, as
> part of their NIH contract for bioinformatics (not called that then),
> to promote electronic discussion in the biosciences.  
> 
Yes, I remember it well.... using the IG Suite on my $4000 128K Mac
over a 30 baud audio modem.
OK, we had a fat mac (with a $2500 10MB hard drive) in the lab and
appletalk.

Chris



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