I just finished reading the excellent Dealers of Lightning : Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age by Michael Hiltzik. It’s a book that gives the inside scoop on the goings-on at the XEROX Palo Alto Research Center … Continue reading →
#todayInTheByteCellar I opened the 486-class PC and reconnected power (oops) to the CDROM drive so I could play Dark Forces again. Did a good bit of BBSing on the Amiga 1000. Wrote a blog post asking for opinions on capacitor failure.
#todayInTheByteCellar I moved one of the WiFi232 modem to the Apple IIe and did a good bit of BBSing on it. Its composite display is clearer than the Tandy 1000HX's CM-5 RGB monitor, interestingly. Also played some Atari 8-bit games. New PSU for Playstation ordered.
#todayInTheByteCellar I spent a great deal of time with the Atari 130XE. It has some amazing Galaxian-like games, Galaxian itself as a title being quite notably awesome. Wizard of War was in the mix also - great version.