This is an archive of a few files relating to Steven Roberts and technomads in general: ^^

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This is an archive of a few files relating to Steven Roberts and 'technomads' in general: ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Newsgroups: alt.internet.services Subject: Re: Looking for man on $1.2M bike... Summary: technomads Date: 28 Jul 92 03:11:18 GMT crb2@Ra.MsState.Edu (Chad R. Berthelson) writes: > > Hey, I saw about 5 minutes of Donahue the other day (friday I > think), and he had a man on that travels around on a bicycle > that has alot of computer stuff, satalite trackers, hamm radio, > etc...it costs somethinge like 1.2 million dollars, and he > said that he was 'on internet' and one of the other public > bulliten boards (I can't rememeber which one, not compuserve). If you're interested in the high-tech nomadic lifestyle, Steve Roberts contributes to a "technomads" mailing list. Send mail to "technomads-request@bikelab.corp.sun.com" to be added to the list. -- Newsgroups: alt.internet.services From: From: laurelh@titan.ucc.umass.edu (Laurel Hellerstein) Subject: Re: Looking for man on $1.2M bike... Date: Sat, 25 Jul 1992 22:05:58 GMT I made a query about this guy on another newsgroup and among other reponses.. received this one... no address however! If any one comes up with his address I'd appreciate hearing about it (he is probably reading this now!!!!) From: rdippold@cancun.qualcomm.com (Ron Dippold) Subject: Re: Computing Across America Date: Sat, 25 Jul 1992 03:46:15 GMT casey@well.sf.ca.us (Kathleen Creighton) writes: >Leonard, unfortunately you didn't see the program with Steve Roberts. He >stated *repeatedly* that he's on the Internet and he also mentioned that >he has an account and frequently uploads his writing to GEnie. You simply >don't know what you're talking about. In fact, we're his San Diego connection - he uses our satellite communications system as his Internet connection. That little white dome at the back of the bike (if they showed the bike) contains our little satellite dish. We hooked him up about a year or two, I believe. He can get messages from anywhere, and with the recent addition to America Online of an internet Gateway, there as well. Compuserve has had one for a long time, and plenty of other places. MCI mail, sprint mail, BIX, heck, you name it, except prodigy, and that's not a huge loss. It's slick as hell. Wherever he is in the US (or much of Europe, for that matter, but it's hard to bicycle across the ocean), he can just turn on the satellite link and he's hooked up, even if he's miles from a telephone line. -- Newsgroups: alt.internet.services From: crb2@Ra.MsState.Edu (Chad R. Berthelson) Subject: Re: Looking for man on $1.2M bike... Date: Sun, 26 Jul 1992 02:48:03 GMT crb2@Ra.MsState.Edu (Chad R. Berthelson) writes: >He has been found, thanks to all the people who responded... >Chad >-- In the interest of time (had several people who wanted this address forwarded) the person in question's name is Steven K. Roberts and his email address is wordy@lorien.qualcomm.com that's all I have, thanks Chad

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