Network history revisited: Building a 10 ... / 2012-12-04

2012-12-04 Network history revisited: Building a 10 ... 6 years ago
Network history revisited: Building a 10BASE5 "Thick Ethernet" network when looking funny at a heavy network cable could disable network on an entire floor.

It gets worse: he even designed and built a USB Ethernet Adapter with AUI interface. So he can get 64-bit Windows and Linux on a 10Base5 network and visit facebook (why??).

Found by @pndc: This horror needs sharing. A USB to 10BASE5 adaptor: http://tech.mattmillman.com/10base5/ (hat-tip to @garysmi)

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