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The Retrobits Podcast

Mar 26, 2007


"Where a calculator on the Eniac is equipped with 18,000 vacuum tubes and
weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes and
perhaps weigh 1-1/2 tons" - Popular Mechanics, March, 1949

Welcome to Show 080!  This week's Topic: The UNIVAC I!

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Mar 19, 2007

A chocolate VIC-20?  Yum!

Welcome to Show 079!  This week's Topic: The Commodore 16!

Topics and links discussed in the podcast...

Commodore Gaming plans to release a new line of super-powered gaming systems - check it out at their web site...
Retro Roundup - a one-stop site for retro computing and gaming...


Mar 12, 2007

There's no key like Home.  There's no key like Home.

Welcome to Show 078!  This week's Topic: A Book Review - 10 Starter Programs From Family Computer!

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Check out Evan Koblentz's new blog on ComputerWorld!
And new episodes of the Boring Beige Box Podcast!

Be sure to...


Mar 5, 2007

$110 per megabyte.  That's when we walked to school uphill.  10 miles.  In the snow.

Welcome to Show 077!  This week's Topic: Retro Roundup!

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Aprigliano's blog entries on his father and the (formerly) mysterious CDC machine can be found here, and the Commodore 129...