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Musings from the shed.

Rob Elshire

Space Age Museum

Cool retro stuff. I remember some of these things like a rocket ship on the playground.

Rob Elshire

Remembering the Golden Age of Computer User Groups - Slashdot

Back in the mid--1980's when I was in high school I attended a local computer user group with some regularity. It was there that I learned about IBM computers and MS-DOS 2.2 From there it was the C: prompt and batch files. This led me to my first paying computer consulting jobs. One was at Cor-IT Sales, a power tool and fastener company. They had 1 computer and no one who knew how to make it work.

Rob Elshire

Type-in program - Wikipedia

Is it nostalgia? Not sure, but I do remember having these magazines and typing in the code to run the program. One early one was a driving game, all pixels, keeping between the lines as the road curved this way and that. Apple ][ .

Rob Elshire

Rob Elshire