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H/T to @Ed S for showing me a non-Facebook message board for #retrocomputing! https://retrocomputingforum.com/

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I've looked at attending VCE. Thanks for the forum recommendation though!


#retrocomputing moment of the day. A ~7 minute marketing video on the massively parallel Thinking Machines CM-2 from back in the late-80s. 64K processors in 1988 w/28GFLOPS peak. Wow. https://youtu.be/BVtHh9JoS3s

Connection Machine CM-1(1986) & CM-2 (1987), Danny Hillis' parallel supercomputer

A CM-2 with blinking lights will be exhibited in the exhibit "Worlds Beyond Here" at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle from October 12th 2018 - Sept. 2019! The...
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Why does Windows have back slash instead of forward slash for directories? It may go back to the PDP-10... #retrocomputing http://www.os2museum.com/wp/why-does-windows-really-use-backslash-as-path-separator/
Yeah but I understand it too. One of my favorite blogs put it up after they had a major event. As usual we can't have nice things because people are assholes...



Visualizing C64 floppies...cool! Probably more details about it than you ever could want #retrocomputing https://www.pagetable.com/?p=1070



Everything you wanted to know (and much more) about the old S/360 mainframe consoles #retrocomputing http://www.righto.com/2019/04/iconic-consoles-of-ibm-system360.html
I always like what you share. Thanks!
Here's also a German blog post from the HNF computer museum https://blog.hnf.de/der-computer-des-jahrhunderts/


Wow this is a neat find! #retrocomputing #unix #sparc #sparcbook http://triosdevelopers.com/jason.eckert/blog/Entries/2019/3/14_SPARCbook_3000ST_-_The_coolest_90s_laptop.html
Get Sparcbook, install Doom. Of course!
The perfect use for it


PowerMac G5 XBox Development Systems


Wow this is pretty neat. Early Xbox 360 dev systems were G5 Mac's and now here's one in the wild #retrocomputing #powerpc https://512pixels.net/2019/02/the-alpha-xenon-development-kit/