Retro Tech: Hyperconnectivity

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How did we all get so hyperconnected? I’m taking a look at where it all started - the simple phone - and how things developed. How we went from answering machines to AOL messenger to Facetime. But I’m also taking a look at where it’s all going; and I’m looking at tech that will one day allow us to communicate telepathically.
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Marques Brownlee
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  • Localhost Coder

    Localhost Coder

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    TO the Creator of NEXTMIND :-> Make That implant thing test it but please don't make it public, It's going to be the weirdest thing on the planet, Just IMAGINE.

  • Souvik Mukherjee

    Souvik Mukherjee

    24 dögum síðan

    You don't need to invite other stupid YouTubers.

  • glamazini

    glamazini

    26 dögum síðan

    Life goal: do one of these Dope or Nope segments in Retro Tech with Marques.

  • Rice Brighton

    Rice Brighton

    29 dögum síðan

    The far-flung lier focally attract because iris naively imagine along a steady bookcase. ajar, finicky computer

  • Ese Ukey

    Ese Ukey

    Mánuði síðan

    That continuous unintentional response Marques kept sending to the girl was fun to watch. 😁😄

  • Dalton Brennan

    Dalton Brennan

    Mánuði síðan

    I used to go around and ask people for their AOL CDs or just see which phone books with the CDs had sat on the doorstep for longer than a day and just took the CDs so we constantly had AOL time

  • The Irish Abled Gamer

    The Irish Abled Gamer

    Mánuði síðan

    I'm 28 and used AOL lol.
    So much nostalgia

  • Gabriel Leyba

    Gabriel Leyba

    Mánuði síðan

    AAAAAA WINDOWS XP IS FROM AFTER 2000!!!!!

  • Daveed Wells

    Daveed Wells

    Mánuði síðan

    That smart device is cool

  • Daveed Wells

    Daveed Wells

    Mánuði síðan

    Yeah that's thing at the end can you but your words from your head into a machine

  • Daveed Wells

    Daveed Wells

    Mánuði síðan

    No computer mouse number one

  • Daveed Wells

    Daveed Wells

    Mánuði síðan

    All the things changed

  • Daveed Wells

    Daveed Wells

    Mánuði síðan

    This technology looks great 👌👍

  • Pratyush Nalam

    Pratyush Nalam

    Mánuði síðan

    Windows XP in 1998? 🤣

  • tricky

    tricky

    Mánuði síðan

    Just wondering... That brain-device thing... imagine doing a videocall with someone that the video content you're sharing is literally your vision, like what your eyes are seeing..... just wondering

  • Nitin Chauhan

    Nitin Chauhan

    Mánuði síðan

    Geeks special video

  • WMAaS

    WMAaS

    Mánuði síðan

    I would be happy if in the next 40 years we would master the art of low latency high bitrate, lossless video and Audio calling so your phone calls and video chats sound like hd YouTube videos or podcasts

  • Alexius Corylus

    Alexius Corylus

    Mánuði síðan

    5:45 when I was 10, I remember in the year 2000 when I was watching a pokemon on TV and professor OAK spoke with ASH on the videophone on the wall, I remember thinking with such excitement - wow, what if a cellphone had that ability. And we have it now, literally everything in one device. 10 year old me is happy to death right now

  • Sulthan Alam

    Sulthan Alam

    Mánuði síðan

    Imagining cryptocurrency will be the content of retro tech 40 years ahead

  • Ted Alexander

    Ted Alexander

    Mánuði síðan

    I don't know about anyone else, but the idea of having something implanted into my brain to communicate with another and hearing them in my head is so unsettling. I rather stay the way I am than being one step closer to becoming like the Borg.

  • Alan Reitman

    Alan Reitman

    Mánuði síðan

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  • kooltonez jack

    kooltonez jack

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Steph is from Philly..she a Philly JAWN 😎👍

  • nispen

    nispen

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Why are you not looking at us?

  • Chris Wellz

    Chris Wellz

    2 mánuðum síðan

    I was briefly on AIM, I was mainly on Yahoo Instant Messenger. But how I got my friends was through social media websites like Black Planet, Myspace, Crushspot, Mocospace, Tagged.
    THOSE WERE THE DAYS! Ain't nothing like web camming it up to a friend from 600 miles away.

    • Wildman Fujiami

      Wildman Fujiami

      Mánuði síðan

      We also offer service for Yahoo! Messenger 5.5 and 6 along side our AIM service.

  • Luke Thompson

    Luke Thompson

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Anyone else noticed that ReactOS was used rather than XP for AIM?

    • Wildman Fujiami

      Wildman Fujiami

      Mánuði síðan

      you might say that, because I made the ReactOS vmware image they used in this segment ;p

  • Derek Fletcher

    Derek Fletcher

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Best video online right now! I'm Canadian so we had msn messenger (which I'm sure lots of Americans had too) and it was a copy and paste exp to AIM :) so so good to see!

    • Wildman Fujiami

      Wildman Fujiami

      Mánuði síðan

      We're also running an MSN messenger service along side our AIM service

  • DaniPooo

    DaniPooo

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Problem with Communication via though is that it's difficult to keep your mind from drifting or spontaniously thinking things that you don't really want to say.
    Perhaps you could think with commands, something like "quote Hi mom I'm doing fine! endquote"
    And everything you think that are not whithin quotes won't be transmitted?
    I feel like opening my mind to someone else like that would make me feel more naked than actually being naked.
    I'd really like to have full control with a tool like that.
    I'm not sure but I feel like an actual pure mindreading tool is something that would probably only be used in policework and/or by the military if we ever get there.

  • James Goes

    James Goes

    2 mánuðum síðan

    It's amazing how the concept of the smartphone was never really given much serious discussion 30 years ago. It makes me wonder if there is technology that will be as prolific as the smartphone in the future that we are overlooking.

  • vonchka moti

    vonchka moti

    2 mánuðum síðan

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  • Holder Juny

    Holder Juny

    2 mánuðum síðan

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    Holder Juny

    2 mánuðum síðan

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  • 3rdPinEye

    3rdPinEye

    2 mánuðum síðan

    We will see what happens when neuralink or someone else makes something worthwhile.

  • woulg

    woulg

    2 mánuðum síðan

    I really wish they did a quick stop on mIRC or IRC hahah, those days were so wild for me. Also wish they mentioned how w AIM and early social media people would like, graffiti their handle on the bus and stuff and you could meet people randomly like that, there were sooooo many ways to meet random people but it was a bit different because you couldn't tell anything about them without talking to them. Like they didn't usually have a profile or anything you just had to talk to them to see if they were cool or not

  • Mikal Brown

    Mikal Brown

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Mans never seen the AOL Running Man 🤯

  • whosnkn

    whosnkn

    2 mánuðum síðan

    No mention of Bell Picturephone?

  • Majid Osei

    Majid Osei

    2 mánuðum síðan

    And if it chewed up the tape in the cassette and anyone else other than Phone-Mate fixed it. It would stop working.

  • Bob Smith

    Bob Smith

    2 mánuðum síðan

    The reflective burn supposedly bruise because mass histopathologically rub beyond a staking ghost. berserk, festive nancy

  • LonerStoner Studios

    LonerStoner Studios

    2 mánuðum síðan

    8:59 Micheal mjd fans?

  • Suman Das

    Suman Das

    2 mánuðum síðan

    ♥️♥️♥️awesome 😍👌🏻

  • V.S.M.O CH

    V.S.M.O CH

    2 mánuðum síðan

    When daredevil talks to stick in mind. This is the feels like. And the flashed barry Allen too, maybe.

  • Arkaprava Manna

    Arkaprava Manna

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Old communication feels different. And really liked the guests this episode.

  • Alvarian

    Alvarian

    2 mánuðum síðan

    This entire seires is just people being shocked that marques doesn't know anything about anything

  • Andrew Sturgess

    Andrew Sturgess

    2 mánuðum síðan

    When AIM replaced the initial AOL instant message it was a game changer because it integrated image sharing through messages. This inevitably led to ubiquitous cultural phenomena like memes, selfies, and something I was a super early pioneer of (for better or worse) - the “filter”. I had a serial-connected Connectix QuickCam, a few design apps like (a very much bootlegged) PhotoShop 3.1, Kai’s Power Tools and Macromedia Painter, and would just go to town on my pics (just called pics. Selfie wasn’t a word yet)... adding layers of color to the greyscale images, throwing on weird text or stupid sarcastic captions, or just drawing some strange setting to make the otherwise kind of boring (yet still awesome) 16 shade greyscale 160x120 pixel QuickCam pics look more like a statement than a snapshot. I’ve still got some OG “filtered” pics from 1995-1998 I made before escaping to art school and eventually getting acquainted with a proper digital camera. AOL and AIM was the Wild West in the 90s and early 2000s, it was kind of awesome because everything about the internet was so new and otherworldly compared to now where it’s almost totally integrated with everything we do. The QuickCam and the Color QuickCam were certified dope.

  • yolo

    yolo

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Always look back in the past to get educated.. often times we take things for granted and that also limit our imagination of what the future could be.

  • Chandra Budiman

    Chandra Budiman

    2 mánuðum síðan

    With telephone u didnt have to get out of your house and meet someone to talk to them, just call them. With computers and smartphones u dont have to speak to communicate with someone, just type it out. Now with this nextmind device u dont even have to do anything, just think about it. All the improvements in technology always makes us do less. Soon when everything is replaced with robots and tech, whats even the purpose of human life?

  • Stephan Doiron

    Stephan Doiron

    2 mánuðum síðan

    I find Marques to be monotone and tedious to listen to at the best of times but to watch this series where he reviews old tech with a mostly modern filter is just a non starter for me. Was looking forward to the nostalgia trip but the last few videos I've watched have been mostly a big yawn. Didn't even make it 5 minutes into this one.

  • Aaron Zhang

    Aaron Zhang

    2 mánuðum síðan

    I actually own a tel mouse...

  • Kunal Nadkarni

    Kunal Nadkarni

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Mind = 🤯 with the mind reading tech and dis not know we are so close with this. This is so amazing. Thanks for these episodes Marques 😊👍

  • KrazedKoala

    KrazedKoala

    2 mánuðum síðan

    This man started face timing the rock....

  • Bryan Veloso

    Bryan Veloso

    2 mánuðum síðan

    How about mIRC? :D Hahaha!

  • Stewy15

    Stewy15

    2 mánuðum síðan

    I will be the first to sign up for the nuera link or whatever brain chip comes up 💪🏾

  • MrB8boy

    MrB8boy

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Classic one: asl?

  • Brad Loves Black Girls

    Brad Loves Black Girls

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Chuck Nice's wife sounds like an absolute headache

  • u4site 4u2

    u4site 4u2

    2 mánuðum síðan

    As a matter of fact lol what's synonymous with computers back in the day right along with that annoying sound it when you put it up your computer and try to get on the internet

  • u4site 4u2

    u4site 4u2

    2 mánuðum síðan

    AOL wow it was synonymous with computers

  • Dan M.

    Dan M.

    2 mánuðum síðan

    react OS....wow

    • Wildman Fujiami

      Wildman Fujiami

      Mánuði síðan

      they initially wanted to use a pair of old Apple G3's running OSX but didn't stop to consider if there was a legit AIM client for osx or not.

  • Siddhartha Shankar Dey

    Siddhartha Shankar Dey

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Marquess has 2 "s"
    So does "Glassmorphism"

  • Dailey Dose of Joseph

    Dailey Dose of Joseph

    2 mánuðum síðan

    I can't wait to do another YouTube Premium trial this time next year.

  • LordLitch

    LordLitch

    2 mánuðum síðan

    How did he get AIM working, haven't the servers been down since 2017?

  • Matias Cedeira

    Matias Cedeira

    2 mánuðum síðan

    MKBSD

  • AaiMNr_

    AaiMNr_

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Didn't use AOL messenger, but I'm familiar with dial up. And MySpace lol

  • CRAZY CHIPMUNK

    CRAZY CHIPMUNK

    2 mánuðum síðan

    10:50 *YOUR BLIND THAT PHONE MOUSE WAS DEFINITELY DOPE*

  • CRAZY CHIPMUNK

    CRAZY CHIPMUNK

    2 mánuðum síðan

    8:39 *EVERYONE LOVES EASY DOPE*

  • william bleux

    william bleux

    2 mánuðum síðan

    And how was editing videos at the time ?

  • william bleux

    william bleux

    2 mánuðum síðan

    2:41 I did that and it did not end well

  • Samy Basile

    Samy Basile

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Seeing AIM, just threw me back to my childhood

  • Tushar Sharma

    Tushar Sharma

    2 mánuðum síðan

    13:19 when you see his probe lens for the first time

  • Nathan Garcia

    Nathan Garcia

    2 mánuðum síðan

    This video is such a waste of time why did you even do this

  • Nathan Garcia

    Nathan Garcia

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Fuck this video looks like you put no time into this what a bum

  • Allah hamre lund Par🤣😂

    Allah hamre lund Par🤣😂

    2 mánuðum síðan

    I dont get ads cuz i am using free adblocker

  • AgentStarke

    AgentStarke

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Those AIM sounds are triggering my latent teenage social anxiety

  • Tre916

    Tre916

    2 mánuðum síðan

    OMG, I'm 36 and watching Marques struggle with a cassette tape made my back hurt...

    • Levente Krisztián Büte

      Levente Krisztián Büte

      2 mánuðum síðan

      29, but... the same. But even just seeing him how he uses instant messaging. Jeez... 😬

  • Tony T. aka DoubleT23

    Tony T. aka DoubleT23

    2 mánuðum síðan

    I lowkey want AIM back!

    • Wildman Fujiami

      Wildman Fujiami

      Mánuði síðan

      @Tony T. aka DoubleT23 I operate and own the servers they used to film this segment

    • Tony T. aka DoubleT23

      Tony T. aka DoubleT23

      Mánuði síðan

      @Wildman Fujiami wha??? Lol

    • Wildman Fujiami

      Wildman Fujiami

      Mánuði síðan

      i'm signed on right now with two accounts ;p

  • Matt Reid

    Matt Reid

    2 mánuðum síðan

    I can't keep up with the super fast cuts in this video. I guess that's the way all things are edited now a days

  • Michael J. O’Neill

    Michael J. O’Neill

    2 mánuðum síðan

    Omg that AIM and AOL segment really brought the memories out for me. Really was peak nostalgia.

    • Wildman Fujiami

      Wildman Fujiami

      Mánuði síðan

      They were using my AIM servers for that segment ;p

  • Get Me Coding

    Get Me Coding

    2 mánuðum síðan

    I really enjoy what you are doing here. Looking forward sometimes means looking at the past. These videos you have allow us to do that. To answer your question.... we still haven't arrived and we have alot of work still to do on so many levels.

  • Edward Hodge

    Edward Hodge

    2 mánuðum síðan

    CHUCK NICE IS AWESOME, More Chuck! :)

  • Yatindra Manas

    Yatindra Manas

    3 mánuðum síðan

    16:03 Is this a hint to a future video appearance?!👀🤕😳🤯

  • Dire Needs

    Dire Needs

    3 mánuðum síðan

    I retired my answering machine 4 or 5 years ago.

  • Cena Shahbazi

    Cena Shahbazi

    3 mánuðum síðan

    mind transfer
    download n upload it

  • Lightfire 360

    Lightfire 360

    3 mánuðum síðan

    How did they not say anything about neurolink at the end. Especially marques as an elon musk Fan. Neurolink is working on the brainchips right now. They just Regenten uploaded a Video of a monkey playing Pong just with his mind. They are aiming for comunication inside the brain for the next 5 to 10 years

  • Stormy Weather

    Stormy Weather

    3 mánuðum síðan

    Yet we're 50 years or more behind the military.

  • Rockin Robin

    Rockin Robin

    3 mánuðum síðan

    that mitubishi one is like snapchat

  • donald johnson

    donald johnson

    3 mánuðum síðan

    American On Hold

  • yolodancers

    yolodancers

    3 mánuðum síðan

    AOL disappeared like only 10 years ago.

  • nintyoneys

    nintyoneys

    3 mánuðum síðan

    I cant believe I'm 4 years older than you and I experienced everything in this video from the 90s.

  • Miggy Balba

    Miggy Balba

    3 mánuðum síðan

    That old landline that transmits photos was surely used for sending nudes back in the day. Lol.

  • joytekb

    joytekb

    3 mánuðum síðan

    Looking at all this old tech it is easy to see how much Apple changed the world.

  • Sir Mr Jason

    Sir Mr Jason

    3 mánuðum síðan

    Okay you bring me back to my childhood this is scary 😂

  • Jay Spice

    Jay Spice

    3 mánuðum síðan

    Of course it's from 1984....
    Hypoconnectivity is Orwellian

  • K sweeney

    K sweeney

    3 mánuðum síðan

    How has Marques never used AOL or a home landline phone?? I was born 6 months before him and I used ALL of those things. Super cool to be able to see the tech improve so fast.
    Still remember using AIM to message all my friends lol

  • Jason Cardoz

    Jason Cardoz

    3 mánuðum síðan

    Never used AIM but used Windows Messenger, that was a throwback 😂

  • marko robenhurst

    marko robenhurst

    3 mánuðum síðan

    did he really call his wife with that phone?? how cheap is the phone plan with old video phone?

  • 天秀tm

    天秀tm

    3 mánuðum síðan

    実に感覚的。断片的な画像を見せて、見る人の感性に全てを委ねる。見たことのない画像の連続。しかしそこに、引き込もうとする近未来世界。点と点が全く繋がらない。

  • Scally

    Scally

    3 mánuðum síðan

    13:52 notice how they are using reactOS and not Windows 98...

  • NostradamAssHat

    NostradamAssHat

    3 mánuðum síðan

    The stuff in the end of this video sounds awesome and also like a privacy nightmare. If I could have something that allows me to send a message to someone else through brain to brain contact but there isn't a business involved, I'd be all for it. But you know Verizon or Google or Facebook will want to be involved so they can listen in for advertisement purposes.

  • Jose Trevino

    Jose Trevino

    3 mánuðum síðan

    Psalm 24
    1 The earth is the Lord’s, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.
    2 For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.
    3 Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? Or who shall stand in his holy place?
    4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
    5 He shall receive the blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.
    6 This is the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah.
    7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
    8 Who is this King of Glory? The Lord strong and mighty, The Lord mighty in battle.
    9 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of Glory shall come in.
    10 Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, he is the King of glory. Selah.

  • Стоил Стоилов

    Стоил Стоилов

    3 mánuðum síðan

    So I would be able to RickRoll my buddies with.. MY MIND?!?!!?

  • Varun VC

    Varun VC

    3 mánuðum síðan

    10:05 1998, and Windows XP? i like him though

  • Varun VC

    Varun VC

    3 mánuðum síðan

    10:08 holy shit! that came very nostalgic