[rescue] First computers (was FS: Timex Sinclair 1000)
fitzgerrell at gmail.com
Wed May 5 08:39:27 CDT 2010
On Tue, 4 May 2010, Mike Loewen wrote:
> > First computer I programmed was the timeshare system at Lawrence
> > Berkley, dial-up from private school in Oakland, CA, 110 baud acoustic
> > coupled modem on an ASR-33 (w/ papertape!)...
> The first computer I learned to program was an IBM 360/67 at Penn State
> in 1969. The first one I owned was a TRS-80 Model III in 1982 (16KB,
> cassette storage). The oldest computer I worked on was the IBM-built
> AN/FSQ-7 (SAGE) computer, vintage 1957.
> My fond early memories are of the Kronos timeshare system on a CDC 6000
series (6400 I think) at the Bureau of Standards in Boulder. Worked great
for programming and playing lunar lander and hunt the wumpus on the
I also had an early TRS-80 color for home computing :)
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