Retro Computing Roundtable

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.

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RCR Episode 257: The dot matrix impact


Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Earl Evans, and Carrington Vanston

Topic: The dot matrix impact

Spending some time revisiting the calmer, quieter days when our printing was done by forcefully slamming pins through an ink ribbon onto perforated paper, pushed along by rotating spikes.

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 2022-08-14  n/a
 
 

RCR Episode 256: Keep calm and carry on


Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Quinn Dunki, Earl Evans, and Carrington Vanston

Topic: Keep calm and carry on

Episode 0 has arrived...


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 2022-08-03  n/a
 
 

RCR Episode 255: The One With All The Ones


Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Quinn Dunki, Earl Evans, and Blake Patterson

Topic: The One With All The Ones

The Retrocomputing Roundtable has reached the end of its 8-bit run...


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 2022-06-05  n/a
 
 

RCR Episode 254: Fortran, for better or for worse


Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Quinn Dunki, Earl Evans, and Carrington Vanston

Topic: Fortran, for better or for worse

The year 1954 brought us Fortran (not named after the year though) to help us with our math, and development of SAGE to scan the skies for threats...


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 2022-04-26  n/a
 
 

RCR Episode 253: Prebricked drives


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...


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 2022-04-18  n/a
 
 

RCR Episode 252: UNIVAC liked Ike


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...


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 2022-04-15  n/a
 
 

RCR Episode 251: Memories of Whirlwind I


Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Charles Mangin, and Carrington Vanston

Topic: Memories of Whirlwind I

It’s been 71 years since 1951. So, we talk about some things kind of loosely related to 1951, including computer music, the Whirlwind I, and memory technology...


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 2022-03-27  n/a
 
 

RCR Episode 250: Computing Machinery and Intelligence


Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Earl Evans, and Carrington Vanston

Topic: Computing Machinery and Intelligence

It’s been 72 years since the year Turing published the paper that outlined the Turing test. So: Let’s talk about interactions we’ve had relating to artificial intelligence in some form or another...


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 2022-02-04  n/a
 
 

RCR Episode 249: 2020 also


Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Earl Evans, Michael Mulhern, and Blake Patterson

Topic: 2020 also

We enter the third year of 2020. Yet another New Year's, yet another opportunity to make the New Year's resolution joke...


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 2022-01-31  n/a
 
 

RCR Episode 248: So long, 2021


Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Earl Evans, and Carrington Vanston

Topic: So long, 2021

At the tail end of 2021, we talk about our retrocomputing-based adventures during the year, with a little bit of a look ahead at what might come after...


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 2022-01-20  n/a