First Computer Store
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Fri Jul 24 20:12:02 CDT 2015
On 07/24/2015 04:20 PM, Mark Linimon wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 04:53:01PM -0600, Eric Smith wrote:
>> It's not a real computer unless it has a real front panel with
>> switches and blinkenlights.
Ever watch any old reruns of "Wonder Woman". Lots of blinkin' lights;
no computer. Or you could watch old "The Outer Limits" episodes where
clicking of relays and beeps and boops seems to accompany real computers.
Or you could just get a floor-standing vacuum-column tape drive and spin
the reels back and forth...
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