[plt-scheme] slideshow, sound

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Mar 3 09:56:15 EST 2008

On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 1:49 PM, Richard Cleis <rcleis at mac.com> wrote:

> In those days, I didn't have a computer; stations on the other end of the
> radio implemented things like bulletins boards with Altairs or whatever they
> had.  The internet came along and stole all of that fun :)  Nowadays, one
> can get even get solutions to homework problems without having to decode the
> gibberish caused by a teletype machine incorrectly being in the "figures"
> state instead of the "letters" state. (The machines were only 5 bits; a
> static crash at the wrong moment could create amusing text.)

At this point I think it is appropriate to say:

  You kids!  Get off my lawn!

Reading this thread has made me feel much younger.


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