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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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nice, thank-you!

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
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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/
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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...



 
Jean-Louis Gassée (of Apple and BeOS fame) has a multi-part series on his 50 years in tech. Here's the first entry! #beos #apple #retrocomputing #history https://mondaynote.com/50-years-in-tech-part-1-the-psychosocial-moratorium-15e2fbc6733e
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Visualizing C64 floppies...cool! Probably more details about it than you ever could want #retrocomputing https://www.pagetable.com/?p=1070
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More information on the IBM S/360 mainframe. This one on its development. H/T @Kam-Yung Soh #retrocomputing https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-history/silicon-revolution/building-the-system360-mainframe-nearly-destroyed-ibm
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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
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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
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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/
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