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A Blast From The Past

  1. Jun 23, 2005 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    While digging around through my old funny pic files, I came upon this:
    http://img106.echo.cx/img106/57/tandy19896je.jpg

    I thought that you all might appreciate the humor.
     
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  3. Jun 23, 2005 #2

    Math Is Hard

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    This is great, Ivan. I am going to share this with my co-workers. They'll love it!
     
  4. Jun 23, 2005 #3

    robphy

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  5. Jun 23, 2005 #4

    Janus

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  6. Jun 23, 2005 #5

    Math Is Hard

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    Videotel

    I used to "surf the net" in 1989 on one of these:
    [​IMG]

    There's a little movie about the short-lived Videotel phenomenon at this site:

    http://www.digibarn.com/collections/movies/digibarn-tv/minitel.html

    I didn't realize this was just the French Minitel technology that they were hoping Americans would warm up to. Anyway, I happened to be in one of their test markets (Houston) when these first came out.
     
  7. Jun 23, 2005 #6

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    Not as good as some of yours (I love Janus' entry!), but I first used one of these bad boys back in 1989. I just love the row of red F keys across the top, a true 1980s design classic.
     
  8. Jun 23, 2005 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    16 MB capacity. :rofl:
     
  10. Jun 24, 2005 #9

    Danger

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    If you thought that was funny, this was my first. It eventually died and I replaced it with an 800XL, which I still have.
     
  11. Jun 24, 2005 #10

    Ivan Seeking

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    Same here, except I had the 400.
    http://oldcomputers.net/atari400.html

    Although I did work with the...was it... the 8080A, and I think the Z80 microprocessor in a home made computer, in high school.
     
  12. Jun 24, 2005 #11

    robphy

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