‘Twas the night before Christmas – Old school computer version

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I first read this story on a University of Arkansas computer system sometime before 1985 and promptly typed it up and put it on my BBS (Non-Prophet BBS) for people to read. I have sent it in email, and “snail mail” for the last 25 years or so…  I still get a kick out of it.   If anyone knows the …

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’twas the night before Christmas… Annual computer version post

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  ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – Computer Version I first read this story on a University of Arkansas computer system sometime before 1985 and promptly typed it up and put it on my BBS (Non-Prophet BBS) for people to read. I have sent it in email, and “snail mail” for the last 25 years or so…  I still get …

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The Commodore 64 is about to be available (all over again)

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I’ve held off on posting about this for a few days since the first mainstream announcements came too close to April Fool’s to suit me… Yes, it is true, or so we are told, that the Commodore 64 will ride again. You can find out more about the Commodore 64x direct from Commodore USA. Back in the day, I loved …

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Forgotten Technologies – BBSes, Amigas, IRC, etc

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Today I spent about an hour or more showing Scott what an Amiga A-4000T is all about. Unfortunately, I didn’t have any disks with me to show him the awesome 80s & 90s graphics. Nor did I get it online to show him what that machine was used for. What was it used for?  I’m glad you asked! It was used …

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