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Help this programmer bring Prodigy back to life

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Jim Carpenter is a computational necromancer. Over at The Atlantic, Ben Edwards writes about how the 38-year-old programmer resurrected a piece of the now-defunct Prodigy using a programming language called Python and a cache file laden with data. The article also explores the history of the '90s online service and the "Rube Goldbergian" complexity of its architecture. More importantly, it looks at Carpenter's attempts at bringing Prodigy back in its entirety, a task he is seeking assistance on.