This new addition to our home, an IBM PS/2 Model 80 (8580-071) is almost exactly 23 years old! It has 2MB of RAM plus another 2MB on an aftermarket card, an 8-port serial card, a QIC tape drive, and a 70MB ESDI disk—5.25in full-height, of course. No front bezel or foot…yet.

Why hasn’t anyone started a rewrite of Haiku in Rust?

Look, I’m just asking questions here…

‪Is Hatari’s Atari TT030 emulation sufficient to run Atari UNIX System V Release 4?‬

Hooray! Now my DEC AlphaStation has 384MB of RAM and a 3D video card that was originally a US$2995 option! (That’s about US$5000 today.) 24-bit color *with* Z-buffer!

‪Are there really no regular Bay Area retrocomputing meetups?!

Where are the people who lavish old computers with love and attention?‬

D’Anna Cat had a couple teeth taken out, so during recovery she’s on wet food.

The tuna & shrimp cat food we got her smelled so good we went and had fish tacos ourselves.

Week of jury duty! But I’m not called to report tomorrow. We’ll see later in the week.

Someone should make a web site with a big pageable table of all the UUIDs, with an API for getting info about or registering your use of one.

Since I only have the first edition, I picked up a cheap copy of the second edition of “Operating Systems: Design & Implementation,” aka the Minix book.

It’s wonderfully used: Lots of very neat marginal notes and a bunch of Sanrio tabs to open to different important points!

The Apple Lisa should have had a 640×480 display with square pixels instead of 720×360 rectangular. Fight me.

Apparently the Atari ST not only shipped with a windowed BASIC environment, but also a LOGO one. How did I never know this?

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