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Re: You gotta stick with tech that works!
« Reply #1 on: 02:07, 18 January 18 »
So no Windows right? Then we're safe  ;D

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Re: You gotta stick with tech that works!
« Reply #2 on: 15:47, 18 January 18 »
I'm sure i read somewhere that some things in the US are still using Apple II's somewhere or only recently retired them and some of the British Astronomy telescopes still use BBC Micro's.
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Re: You gotta stick with tech that works!
« Reply #3 on: 15:55, 18 January 18 »
8in disks? Pah, modern rubbish! They should have stuck with reel to reel tapes.

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Re: You gotta stick with tech that works!
« Reply #4 on: 16:04, 18 January 18 »
Also selectron tubes and punched tapes would be neat.


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Re: You gotta stick with tech that works!
« Reply #5 on: 22:21, 18 January 18 »
Surprised that they haven't gone end of life brought on when the manufacturer decided to drop support and force an upgrade.  Maybe trump will press his big red button and send a little message to rocket man before that happens.

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Re: You gotta stick with tech that works!
« Reply #6 on: 09:30, 19 January 18 »
Also selectron tubes and punched tapes would be neat.

Being a Pentagon project I suspect they'd have used Pentodes :D

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