Looks like Adam Curry spoke about Internet Gopher on the Rogan Podcast, so I had to dig this out of the email archives from September '93 @adam  :

I have that whole email thread archived.. What a trip.. Quite pleased that you're still leading on alternative ways to fund, create, and deliver quality content. (

@andrath @adam

Indeed! I've been following the growing community. Definitely an example of a Retro Upgrade for our current computing environment.

@lindner @adam

Not only that, it's a perfectly viable platform for free speech as well. Gopher is simple, easy to set up, and pretty easy to mark up. And it doesn't use a lot of data.

If only gopher clients would come to the 21st century and grok MarkDown, that would be great. ;)
Sign in to participate in the conversation

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!