"The Homebrew Computer Club where the Apple I got its start is
deservedly famous—but it's far from tech history's only community
gathering centered on CPUs. Throughout the 70s and into the 90s, groups
around the world helped hapless users figure out their computer systems,
learn about technology trends, and discover the latest whiz-bang
applications. And these groups didn't stick to Slacks, email threads, or
forums; the meetings often happened IRL."
Via Esther Schindler, who wrote "By me, so you know it’s wonderful.
Share and enjoy,
*** Xanni ***
Chief Scientist, Xanadu
Partner, Glass Wings
Manager, Serious Cybernetics