Twiggys [was: Re: ka... ching!]

Geoffrey Oltmans oltmansg at
Mon Oct 10 13:32:02 CDT 2016

On Sat, Oct 8, 2016 at 8:42 PM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at> wrote:

> On 10/08/2016 06:13 PM, TeoZ wrote:
> >
> > Everybody has something they do to chill out, some drink or jog, or
> > play games.
> Certainly, but playing computer games after a hard day in front of the
> number-cruncher seems like a terrible way to detox.
> [...]

> I do recall that there was a small start-up that occupied part of the
> lower floor of the "Prudential building' on Moffet Park Drive--we had
> the upper floor as overflow from the main SVLOPS building. I think they
> called themselves "Atari".  A couple of us wandered into their offices
> during lunchtime  and asked about job opportunities.  We were rebuffed
> with a firm "no mainframe programmers wanted".

Apologies for saying this, but it almost sounds like to me that you are
validating their "no mainframe programmers wanted" stance. ;)

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