Button, Advertising, Access Technology

Description:

This circular button has a white background with a red circle that has a red diagonal line through it. Along the top edge of the circle in white text it reads: "NO SNEAKERNET," and along the bottom edge in black text it reads: "ForComment Document Review Software." In the center of the circle is a gray image of sneakers. Along the bottom edge of the button in black text it reads: " by Access Technology." A mark in red ink on the reverse reads: "PC EXPO NY '91."

Sneakernet is computer jargon for the method of moving electronic data by personally carrying it from one place to another on removable media such as floppy disk, compact disk, flash drive, etc. The term was coined in the early days of computing before networks were common.

References:

[Last accessed 2019-07-18]

https://www.pcmag.com/encyclopedia/term/51585/sneakernet

https://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/sneakernet

Date Made: c 1991

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers, Advertising, Computers & Business Machines

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: David DeJean

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2009.3071.623Catalog Number: 2009.3071.623Nonaccession Number: 2009.3071

Object Name: button, advertising

Physical Description: metal (overall material)plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in; x .635 cm x 7.874 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-1993-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1387680

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