’30 Years of BITS’, With Unique Guest Adam Engst
Friday, 8 May 2020
Special guest Adam Engst joins the show to commemorate 30 years of TidBITS– the only publication going strong today that started as a weekly HyperCard stack.
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- Adam Engst: “ TidBITS Marks Its 30 th Anniversary in a Time of Pandemic“.
- “ Info-Mac is a discussion online forum for Apple users along with an archive of online material dating back to 1984.”
- The Mac compression wars: Raymond Lau’s StuffIt vs. Expense Goodman’s Compact Pro I was a Compact Pro male, myself.
- The official Compact Pro site is, astonishingly, still up.
- BITS concern 42, 11 February 1991: “Compression Wars” That’s right, 1991.
- TidBITS’s coverage of MacHack over the years
- My 1994 letter to Andy Ihnatko’s Aid Desk column in MacUser magazine
This episode of The Talk Show was modified by Caleb Sexton.
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