Thursday, November 13, 2008

Unexpected archive from the past

While surfing the net tonight I ran across an old article that was archived on some server somewhere in the vast cyberspace. It caught my eye since I actually used to read this publication as a child so I clicked the link from Google and was reminded at how much time has changed the computer industry. Sometimes we forget the "good ol' days" and even I have to remind myself of this. Recently I was sort of griping about my "old" 1.6 Ghz system with 512 MB RAM running Linux, this page tonight kind of snapped me back into shape and despite it's shortcomings this little system built from spare parts isn't that bad....

For a little chuckle check this out.

http://www.atarimagazines.com/compute/issue135/88_Start_your_own_carto.php

4 comments:

  1. That's just awesome.

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  2. Based on the Ram amounts they are talking about there, I can guess I didn't even know what a computer was at the time. In fact I never used a computer until windows ME came out.
    Amazing how things change...

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  3. Thanks so much for sharing. ^_^

    -Reyn

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  4. andy circus17/11/08 13:45

    a built-in 256-color paint program :D

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