Imagine a time before smartphones. Before iBooks. Before Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and even the mighty Google. A world without web browsers, when the Internet belonged to universities and going online meant logging onto an electronic bulletin board. Now imagine being able to smell it all coming—not the details but the impact of a networked world on culture, business, politics, daily life. These were the preconditions that spawned Wired.

To mark our 20th anniversary, we’re taking you back to the beginning!

More: Step Behind the Scenes of the Frantic, Madcap Birth of Wired

(Source: Wired)

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