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Re: [APD] Computer history

I wonder why all the old computer Geeks like us are doing aquatic planting ?
Whats the connection ? Is it the unknown? Is it the current hobby that you 
are exploring or passing through?.. sorry for the drama!

(Genetically predisposed to planting)

>I was going to comment on my first program in 1972 but I'll just bow to the
>master instead!
>On 10/18/07, Dave Gomberg <dave1 at wcf_com> wrote:
>> At 08:37 10/18/2007, you wrote:
>> > > That's after my time. I had to work with a computer that had 256 bytes
>> of
>> > > RAM. You could upgrade it to 512 bytes for a large sum...
>> > > Cambridge Mk 14 IIRC.
>> You guys are kids.  My first machine was an IBM 704 at Hunter's Point
>> Naval Shipyard.  It had a manual (non-electric) keypunch.   The
>> printer used wiring boards for programming.  Real tubes.  Ran
>> diagnostics all night.  1959!   I am about to celebrate my fiftieth
>> year in programming.   43 languages used.

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