Age

Adrian Graham witchy at binarydinosaurs.co.uk
Sun Feb 27 16:54:13 CST 2005


> It could be interesting to know the age"spread" of thist list 
> contributors, and how long we've had the computer virus 
>under our skin.

37, been computing since 1981 when my dad brought a ZX80 into the house and
found meself to be amazed that I could tell it to do things in an english
like language and it would just work. No tape recorder though, so I sharp
learned the value of writing things down for later re-entry :) From there I
went to the ZX81, Spectrum, Amiga 500 and then (spit) pc.
However, I bought as many computing based magazines as I could afford, not
realising that 20 years later I'd be getting hold of quite a lot of the
machines featured in said magazines, though I still haven't tracked down a
DAI :)
Workwise I started in Operations on a dual-node ICL 2966 mainframe in 1984
then got the PDP bug when my old computing lecturer in college got me back
in because he'd seen (apparently) fledgling interest on my part. The rest is
all DEC based history.....

cheers

w




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