Jason Scott

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Jason Scott Sadofsky

Name: Jason Scott Sadofsky, commonly referred to as Jason Scott

Born: September 13, 1970, in Hopewell Junction, New York, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • American archivist known by his online pseudonyms "Sketch," "SketchCow" and "The Slipped Disk."
  • Technology Historian and Filmmaker.
  • Founder, owner and manager of textfiles.com, a website which archives files from historic bulletin board systems.
  • Maker of BBS: The Documentary, a documentary film about BBSes (2005).


  • DEFCON: The Documentary (2013) (director).
  • GET LAMP (2010) (director).
  • BBS: The Documentary (2005) (director).


"[Yahoo!] found the way to destroy the most massive amount of history in the shortest amount of time with absolutely no recourse."