Wednesday, February 23, 2005

History and Evolution of programming languages

History and Evolution of programming languages

Here is a brief run-down on the history of various languages used to write programs through the years. As the programs themslelves, and the systems where they were run are certainly old in computer (dog) years, they seemed to belong here.

Apple laptop is 'greatest gadget'

Sunday, February 13, 2005

Meet My Web Server: My Newton

Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Jargon's Driver Museum

This is an archive of drivers and hardware utilities maintained by Jarno "Jargon" Niemelä.
The purpose of this archive is to collect device drivers for devices no longer supported by their manufacturers.
If it's old, it's drivers belong here.

Wednesday, February 02, 2005

Total Hardware 1999

Remember that first love?

Digital Retro by Gordon Laing - Vintage retro computer history book

"Digital Retro is an essential read for anyone who owned or lusted after a computer in the Eighties. If the mere mention of Sinclair, Commodore, Atari or Acorn brings a fond tear to your eye, it's the book for you."

List of models featured

MITS Altair 8800
Commodore PET 2001
Apple II
Tandy Radio Shack TRS-80
Atari VCS
Nascom 1
Atari 400 / 800
Sharp MZ-80K
Acorn Atom
Texas Instruments TI-99/4(A)
Mattel Intellivision
Tangerine Microtan 65
Hewlett Packard HP-85
Sinclair ZX80
Sinclair ZX81
Osbourne 1
Commodore VIC-20
BBC Micro Model A / Model B
Commodore 64
Sinclair ZX Spectrum
Grundy Newbrain
GCE Vectrex
Dragon 32
Compaq Portable PC
Apple Lisa
Oric 1
Jupiter ACE
Mattel Aquarius
Nintendo Famicom / NES
Acorn Electron
Apple Macintosh
Sinclair QL
Amstrad CPC-464
MSX / Sony HitBit
Tatung Einstein
Atari 520ST / 1040ST
Commodore Amiga 1000
Amstrad PCW 8256
Sega Mark III / Master
Acorn Archimedes
NeXT Cube

Oh Yeah! This one is DEFINATLY on the shopping list!