Posts Tagged ‘Personal Computing’
Parole from the Ordinary – Personal Computing
Personal computer users, a breed apart back then (despite that phrase sounding absurd today) were fascinated by the implications of this newfound technology. In 1984, it was still somewhat radical to think of working “at home” instead of “at the office,” so taking it to the next level and working on the road was newsworthy.…Read More
My Old Kentucky Home Computer
During the late ’70s, after total immersion in my homebrew 8008 system and a couple of lightweight machines, I needed a solid personal computer for writing, hacking, consulting projects, and music. I chose the Cromemco Z-2D as my primary machine, and added a custom memory-mapped (DMA) display, Diablo daisy-wheel printer, and various development tools. Somewhere…Read More
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