Sirius1/Victor 9000

Roy J. Tellason rtellason at verizon.net
Sat Apr 19 12:41:30 CDT 2008


On Saturday 19 April 2008 13:31, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> > Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 12:45:02 -0400
> > From: "Roy J. Tellason"
> >
> > Is any of the stuff typical of such publications available online
> > someplace?  I used to get those,  years ago,  but never kept any of them.
> > Some of the occasional bits might be nice to have,  though.  (As in,  it
> > ain't worth me chasing it down but if you happen to have links handy...
> >
> > :-)
>
> EDN is online only back to about 1996 or so.  Electronic Design keeps
> much less online, perhaps a year or two.

Bummer.

> IEEE Computer keeps the whole shebang online--you need to be an IEEE CS
> member to access the content however.

Don't think I'm going there any time soon.

> Some of the old 1970s-vintage stuff is a lot of fun to read--and is often a
> way to research a now-forgotten product or company.

Yup!

> Nothing like reading about things when they were happening; not at all like
> relying on (ahem) some gray-haired guy's faulty memory of events.

Gray only in the beard (so far)...    :-)

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