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 Post subject: Re: Computer nostalgia
PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 5:02 pm 
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Cool, but nothing beats the supercomputer built by the Krells, right? :)

Where did you get all the vacuum tubes?

Nice Mac. No DOS mode, huh? :silly:

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 Post subject: Re: Computer nostalgia
PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:46 am 
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Pierre wrote:
Cool, but nothing beats the supercomputer built by the Krells, right? :)

You mean The Great Machine?
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Funny they had to imagine a computer as a walk-in machine. Like HAL in 2001 a Space Odissey.
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Where did you get all the vacuum tubes?

The older ones I inherited from a guy fond of electronics when he was young. The newer ones I scavenged from old stuff.


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 Post subject: Re: Computer nostalgia
PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 5:23 am 
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Anyone here read "When HARLIE Was One" by David Gerrold?

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Hi Chris! Nope, didn't read it, but already heard about. Gerrold hasn't been translated much into French (but this novel was).

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I didn't read it either.


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