Greenflame

Jottings on science, religion, technology, pop culture and faith from the Antipodes.

Digital Technology, Mac, Windows

Computer Nostalgia

Walking down Railside Ave in Henderson the other day and saw this old 8-bit Commodore 64 system with paddles, joystick and floppy drive for sale in the secondhand shop.

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Overcome with nostalgia (in a very geeky kind of way), I’ve put together a graphical timeline of various computer systems I’ve spent a lot of time with. I’ve missed a few out – like the Sun workstations and the NeXT systems at various universities, various Linux and OS/2 systems, and a number of other systems like the old BBC Model B for playing Elite, but these are the ones that I’ve worked with day in and day out. The graphics are below and the PDF is here at: Stephen’s Computers (PDF).

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