[thechat] Ancient computers (was: IT is here!)

Norman Bunn norman.bunn at craftedsolutions.com
Fri Dec 7 07:05:25 CST 2001

First PC - Seequa Chameleon  (1984)
30 lb portable, 256KB RAM, 2 360K 5-1/4 floppy drives and 9-inch monochrome 
Ran 8086 chip for DOS and Z80 chip for CPM.
$3000 (ouch!)

First computer ever used, IBM mainframe, SC State College (1971-72).  Had 
to swap out the disk drive when I wanted to run my Fortran code.  I was a 
senior in high school.

Yes, he's that old!


>The first computer I ever used was a BBC Micro B with 32K of RAM in 1986. :)
>10 computers in our school computer lab used a shared floppy disk drive.
>Oh, those days...

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