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    • The Friendly Orange Glow

    • The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture
    • By: Brian Dear
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 21 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    At a time when Steve Jobs was only a teenager and Mark Zuckerberg wasn't even born, a group of visionary engineers and designers - some of them only high school students - in the late 1960s and 1970s created a computer system called PLATO, which was not only years but light-years ahead in experimenting with how people would learn, engage, communicate, and play through connected computers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen for those who interacted with Plato

    • By reo on 01-21-18

    Regular price: $42.00