Derby #261: The Internet Through Art History


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quality posts: 47 Private Messages omarfeliciano
Re: 56K

Dial-Up + Art Deco



quality posts: 1 Private Messages shikausstan
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Best of all we used to think it was fast too!


quality posts: 16 Private Messages rockymike
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It looks like Floppy Diskette is getting reckoned this week, and this feels like the perfect follow-up to it. Great design!

Yeah, so there's that...


quality posts: 0 Private Messages rmstorey

I love the Art Deco style!


quality posts: 51 Private Messages fishbiscuit5
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Two art deco modems. This one is great too! Good luck!


quality posts: 53 Private Messages kevlar51
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Beautiful work! And you know I love the idea :P


quality posts: 63 Private Messages j5
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More Art Deco!

I have a shirt catalog, y'all!


quality posts: 0 Private Messages harzack
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Good one! I like the style!


quality posts: 6 Private Messages Cantatus
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I'm a sucker for an art deco design. I just wish it was a little bigger on the shirt. Nonetheless, got my vote.


quality posts: 47 Private Messages omarfeliciano
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Thanks for the support guys!

Let's keep the votes coming ;)


quality posts: 4 Private Messages dijay
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Amazing!!! Great work.


quality posts: 0 Private Messages mooocow130
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56k? More like 14.4!


quality posts: 0 Private Messages cjfred
mooocow130 wrote:56k? More like 14.4!

Ha! 14.4K. You young 'uns are spoiled. My first modem was 300 baud. Then 1200, then 2400, then 14.4K, then 28.8K, and finally 56K.

To put things in perspective, on the Apple II, 5.25" floppy disks had a 140K capacity, which is equivalent to less than five seconds of a typical MP3. But it still took nearly an hour and a half to download one disk worth of data at 300 baud.

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