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BBS ads and ANSi screens

Permit me to show off a small and personal selection of old BBS Adverts and ANSi Screens for your retro viewing pleasure. Continue reading

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The fine art of photoshopping

As an unwritten rule, netlabel archives/releases would — over and above the audio files — sometimes include a playlist, typically some so-called cover art, and occasionally even miscellaneous documentation and articles about the artist or album, or scans of newspaper cuttings. Zoe.LeelA’s “Queendom Come“, for instance, went all out and included PDF documents and an extensive set of high-res, print-quality press kit photos. Photoshop sure does more wonders to your complexion than any amount of L’Oreal. Continue reading

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Generation Upload

Been busy sharing. Adding. Uploading. Socialising. Profile, consolidation, branding, identity, strategy, and trademarking are words very much on my mind right now. Continue reading

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Death of a recordable compact disc

Accelerated-aging tests hadn’t gotten to the point that any printed reviews could be trusted, and so we all went and splashed out obscene sums of cash for a 2X burner (a whopping 300KB/s writing speed) and copied all our precious data over onto CD-Rs — media where only one thing was guaranteed: one blank disc out of a box of ten will become a coaster, regardless of brand or cost. Continue reading

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BBS News: 850

This date is of significance to me. This number is of significance to me. Disk #850 is the last in my still-increasing collection of image files, except that I am now collecting them for me – not the BBS anymore, … Continue reading

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BBS News: CHANGES IN THE PIPELINE

The purchase of a certain and fabulous piece of hardware has made it possible for us to increase the storage capacity of our ever-growing collection of JPG images. Additionally, we might change over to OS/2 as the operating platform in … Continue reading

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BBS News: CD-ROMs ON-LINE

Apologies for the BBS’s downtime on Tuesday but this was to the benefit of our resident sexual connoisseurs: I’ve finally gotten around to adding a few CD-ROMs (Group 10), which involved re-shuffling some of the other minor areas as well. … Continue reading

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