Gather 'round a virtual table to discuss today's news about yesterday's computers. All the latest from the world of vintage computer hobbyists, collectors and enthusiasts. We cover modern day vintage tech events, new developments for old hardware, the revival of retro tech, and many strolls down memory lane.
Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Earl Evans, and Carrington Vanston
Topic: Prebricked drives
Episode 253 relates to 1953. Core memory begins its long dominance of the RAM space, the IBM 701 is introduced. A year that was kind of between things, so as one might expect the discussion keeps sliding into a discussion of beverages...
Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Quinn Dunki, and Carrington Vanston
Topic: UNIVAC liked Ike
Episode 252 relates to 1952. The year when UNIVAC correctly called the election early and nobody believed it. The year the paper introducing the Huffman code compression algorithm was published. And the 50th anniversary of all the things that happened in 1902...