Building a PC - then & now
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Wed Jan 13 16:40:28 CST 2016
On 1/13/2016 3:29 PM, Murray McCullough wrote:
> I was reading in a dated magazine article on the "freedom to build(a
> PC)": Well you can't build phone; can't build a car; can't build a
> refrigerator; can't build a TV. Do we have the freedom to build a
> computer? We did in the earliest days of the PC- the 8-bit era. Heck,
> that's all one could do! It was limited and is to this day. AMD vs
> INTEL control what we can do. Has anything really changed?
> Happy computing.
> Murray :)
I still think you can build a Car, but VW parts are not as common
as it was once.
PS: BUILD A PDP-K, a nice 18 bit that never was.
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