Talk about a “Way Back Wednesday.” This comes from a 1984, BBC report. The reporter and his massive modem going to great lengths just to check his email. It had to connect to a phone line, which didn’t work on a train, but did work on a hotel’s old school dial phone.
How to check your email in 1984: pic.twitter.com/P2tzx8TB47
— Jon Erlichman (@JonErlichman) May 16, 2021