Although he had been exposed to the Internet, he didn't get seriously involved until he took a job with Electric Lightwave and, in 1991, came across a company called NorthwestNet, a regional NSFNet Internet provider.
Without any hesitation, I went to work for NorthwestNet as the third person in the company."
NorthwestNet hooked up a lot of people in the early '90s, including Microsoft, Boeing, and a number of school systems.
* Netcetera (http://www.nwnet.net/net cetera): NorthWestNet
's weekly update on new resources, applications, services
Kochmer, Jonathan, and NorthWestNet
. The Internet Passport: NorthWestNet
's Guide to Our World Online.
The Whole Internet User's Guide, 96-99, and Jonathan Kochmer, NorthWestNet User Services Internet Resource Guide (NUSIRG) (Bellevue, Wash: NorthWestNet, 1992), 35-39, present a more detailed treatment of this topic.
Kochmer, Jonathan, NorthWestNet User Services Internet Resource Guide (NUSIRG).
The first is through an established service provider such as NorthwestNet. This group is a consortium formed by the Northwest colleges and universities to manage primarily academic accounts on the Internet.
NorthwestNet is not particularly interested in allowing access to a large number of unsophisticated users on the Internet.
WLN had originally talked with NorthwestNet and explained how they wanted to provide feeds to people like us in public libraries.
Strangelove also lists the titles of fourteen electronic journals and newsletters now defunct: Alternatives Journal Athene Biosphere FSFnet Magazine Interactive Journal of Creative Fiction Northwestnet
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