‘30 Years of TidBITS’, With Special Guest Adam Engst
Friday, 8 May 2020
Special guest Adam Engst joins the show to celebrate 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 30th Anniversary in a Time of Pandemic”.
- “Info-Mac is a discussion forum for Apple users as well as an archive of online content dating back to 1984.”
- The Mac compression wars: Raymond Lau’s StuffIt vs. Bill Goodman’s Compact Pro. I was a Compact Pro man, myself.
- The official Compact Pro website is, amazingly, still up.
- TidBITS issue 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 Help Desk column in MacUser magazine.
This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.
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