itwbennett writes: 1985 was an excellent year to be a geek — although you may not have realized it then. The Amiga computer celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. The first
.com domain was registered. And 'Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution' hit bookstores. 1985 was also the year Back to the Future was released, AOL started innundating us with free trial disks, and the Nintendo Entertainment System launched in New York City. And, of course, there was Windows 1.0.