Billy Pettit real disappointment
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Thu Jun 28 18:02:45 CDT 2007
Jules Richardson wrote:
> Has anyone ever built a spherical computer? That'd be interesting...
> dead easy to move around, too :-)
Only the Earth... but you're not to know about that yet.
> Indeed... personally I'm a big fan of the mechanical precursors whose
> mechanisms helped kick-start the computer age - not strictly on-topic,
> but AFAIK there's nowhere else to discuss such things unfortunately.
Other a bit in BYTE magazine in the 70's I can't think of much
I have read on the topic.
>> Maybe we need some sort of map showing what we think is on- and
A big Venn diagram with DEC in the middle?
Nope ... a PDP 8 for the USA. What was the most common computer in the UK
of the early 70's?
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