Post by Quadibloc Post by Rich Alderson
And I wish each and every one of you a joyful Winter Solstice Festival of your
And of course, this year, on December 10th and 20th, we can look forwards to
the amazing PiDP-10 coming our way from Obsolescence Guaranteed...
I'm slowly making my way though some of the Computerphile videos on
youtube (and some of the video's on their sister channels too) and I
watched one a couple of weeks ago on the PiDP-11. It made me want to get
one and put it together. After that I looked at the PiDP-8. Reading this
today has me looking at the PiDP-10. :-)
I feel a need to acquire all of these. I'm not sure that I'd get much
use out of them, or even have much time for them, but I want them
Too many interesting things and too little time.
It makes me realize that years ago I had fewer demands on my time and
thus what limited my exposure to some of this older tech was a lack of
money. Now I can afford to buy at least replicas of many things and what
I can't afford is all the time to learn and use them.
I suppose that there were also somewhat fewer things like these 40 years
ago and now I have the things from 40 years ago and everything since
then to be interested in as well.