Memes from the 1980s: Now it gets _really_ tricky. “pwned” was in regular use by the late 1980s, as evidenced by this issue of Phrack, a popular hacker ‘zine of the time. [as connecting online was a bother, people took more time preparing what they were going to send, so there were much longer text things back then. Twitter wouldn’t have worked in the late 1980s because why would you bother taking all the time to connect just to send a stupid 140 character thing? ] http://ift.tt/2jBFFSD

Memes from the 1980s: Now it gets _really_ tricky.

“pwned” was in regular use by the late 1980s, as evidenced by this issue of Phrack, a popular hacker ‘zine of the time.

[as connecting online was a bother, people took more time preparing what they were going to send, so there were much longer text things back then. Twitter wouldn’t have worked in the late 1980s because why would you bother taking all the time to connect just to send a stupid 140 character thing? ]

http://ift.tt/2jBFFSD

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