Stories by Peter Fogarty

A technology boon for hearing impaired

Instant messaging connects me to the world. By 1998 I was already a two-year veteran of Internet Relay Chat (IRC) before I learnt about ICQ. Soon I was immersed in a global network of friends and acquaintances. But I quickly tired of people wasting my time with idle chit-chat, so I uninstalled ICQ.

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