Monthly Archives: August 2011

Of Oldschool Arcades…Decades Apart

When I was a kid, arcades were magical places. They were dark gaming halls lit only by phosphorescence and filled with folks having a white-knuckled good time. The bleeps and bloops emanating from all the cabinets in the room came … Continue reading

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Touch Arcade Made Time’s 50 Best Websites of 2011!

Sitting down with my morning coffee to start the day, I was greeted by a rather nice tweet from @Time. They tweeted to let us know that Touch Arcade made their list of The 50 Best Websites of 2011. As … Continue reading

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Pre-Order Your Copy of ‘The Complete Historically Brewed’ from David Greelish

Some of the greatest enjoyment I get out of the Internet is listening to (or watching) the various podcasts that I’ve come to follow. Most of them, perhaps unsurprisingly, are retro computing themed. In fact, it was a retro computing … Continue reading

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An Apparent Keyboard Geek Finally Learns to Type

This is a quick post to share my latest project with readers: at long last, I am learning to type properly! I got my first keyboard in late 1982. It was connected to my first computer, a TI-99/4A. I began … Continue reading

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