Linux is KING - Couldn't be hacked - Mac, Vista went down in flames
tfreeman at intel.digichem.net
Wed Apr 2 21:09:57 UTC 2008
On 04/02/2008 03:18:56 PM, Dick Seabrook wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 3:08 PM, tom <tfreeman at intel.digichem.net>
> > On Wed, 2 Apr 2008, Jim wrote:
> > You know, if memory serves, some of the list members are
> approaching four
> > score years. They should remember what they were doing about the
> time the
> > first commercial digital computers were released upon the world.
> > That would be the UNIVAC I in 1952, which went to the Census Bureau
> as I
> I was too young for computing -- spent most of the time watching
> and Jerry Lester (remember him?) on TV. Seems to me that was also
> the year
> Elizabeth II was crowned, Adlai Stevenson lost the election to Ike,
> I got a way to go before I hit four-score!
> Dick S.
Well, I chose four score years partly to be difficult. But also I chose
it to suggest teenagers and young adults, and there are some on this
list who would qualify.
Myself, I don't get to have many personal memories until after FORTRAN
and COBOL and LISP made the scene - too young
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