30 April 2006

 

History of Computing, Part II

When I wrote immediately below about the history of my involvement with computers, I left a few things out. So, for completeness, there are several other hardware/software platforms that need to be included, however archaic:

That also leaves off the abortive attempt to learn FORTRAN back in the days of punch cards and batch jobs, on some kind of big honking IBM machine. Sorry for the omissions.

Finding links that refer to the above is left as an exercise to the reader.

Comments:
Huh? What? I don't speak this language. What are you talking about?
 
Hey, it's all geek to me!
 
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