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Re: Back brake woes ( Share Yours )

Originally Posted by A55ii View Post
Spoke to Dad earlier. He was working on this computer whilst doing his degree after national service in he thinks 1952-3
that's cool. Even in the 70's the computer I was using was as big as a room. All data entry was via punched cards. Output was a ton of dot matrix printed paper. Built my first computer in 1980 from components. Two large 5 1/4" floppy drives (just over 100kb each), one to load the operating system and the other to hold programs and data. These were drives A an B, which is why a hard drive is nowadays usually C as default. Can't believe how data hungry the world has become.

It was hard getting over my addiction to the Hokey Cokey, but I've turned myself around and that's what it's all about.
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