Tek 4051 with a 10 year old at the helm
drlegendre at gmail.com
Sat Nov 5 00:25:55 CDT 2016
BTW, how old is little Ms. Gina? I'm guessing 8-10 yrs? That's a perfect
time to start venturing into programming.
I first dug into PCs (at the time, "home computers") ca. 1977-78; I would
have been 8-9 yrs. That would have been an Apple II - not a II+ or IIe /
IIc - just the old ][ as we said.
What was the stock RAM on those machines - 16/32K? All I recall is that it
had a single Disk II and one of those little B&W monitors, which I don't
think was an Apple product.
On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 10:44 PM, Lee Courtney <leec2124 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Awesome. I have a 16 year-old that hasn't gotten in vintage tech that much,
> but thinks it is cool! Your daughter will have a more visceral
> understanding of computing if she continues. Bravo!
> Lee C.
> On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 5:03 PM, Randy Dawson <rdawson16 at hotmail.com>
> > Here is my daughter Gina, I thought you guys would like, Tek is still
> > exciting.
> > Sure, we have lots of PC's around the house, but this is the first one
> > that she is programming, and programming the 4051 creates a smile.
> > Randy
> > https://youtu.be/o0LiYkHG3iE
> Lee Courtney
> +1-650-704-3934 cell
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