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Re^3: The oldest computer book still on my shelves (or on my digital media) is ...

by planetscape (Chancellor)
on Aug 04, 2015 at 15:10 UTC ( [id://1137390]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: The oldest computer book still on my shelves (or on my digital media) is ...
in thread The oldest computer book still on my shelves (or on my digital media) is ...

Indeed!

Sadly I lost many old Byte, Compute, etc. magazines when the lower levels of my cavern flooded...

I bet you remember typing in lines and lines of numbers with checksums from Compute! books that represented machine-language programs fed to a special loader coded in BASIC... ;-)

HTH,

planetscape
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Re^4: The oldest computer book still on my shelves (or on my digital media) is ...
by smknjoe (Beadle) on Aug 05, 2015 at 15:48 UTC
    Yeah, LOL! I remember spending literally HOURS typing line after line of numbers not knowing what they all meant. Found out after reaching college and my first real job afterwards. I tried getting back into that a few years ago, but life is too busy with other interests. Oh, those good old days!

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