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The company was positioned perfectly for the onset of the Internet Age.

Windows 3.1 was released, making personal computers both more affordable and easier to use.

Amid the hoopla of the launch — attended, for some reason, by Jimmy Fallon and Snoop Dogg — Parker told an anecdote about meeting his business partner, Shawn Fanning, 15 years ago in a chat room, saying, “There’s something exciting about bringing spontaneity to the Internet.

All of your interactions online are constrained by the people you already know.” (MORE: Chatroulette 2.0?

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How is she supposed to know they’re really working and not goofing off, she asked.

I wanted to reply, “How do you know they’re working now?

I talked with Joe Schober, the longest-running employee at AOL and its current chief architect.The beta test was dubbed “Samuel” and for Schober, a teenage fan of BBSes (bulletin board systems), it was an intriguing opportunity.He recalls a “little frontier town” where you could initially recognize almost every screen name you came across.And, despite our memories of the slow-dialing modems of the ’90s, connecting to the World Wide Web was faster than ever at the time.“In the ‘80s, if you had a 2400 baud modem you were pretty hot stuff,” says Schober. People talk about their cellphones being slow now; a slow cellphone might be 256k or 512k, so if you think about something being 100 times slower than that, it’s ridiculous.