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Video: Retrocomputing and machines that made the Net

Friday, July 4th, 2014

CircleCitycon 2014 was held in Indianapolis, Indiana in June, 2014. Pete Friedman gave this presentation on the Unix and Unix-like systems that formed the early internet, and how they can provide interesting historical and technical perspectives for the modern hacker.

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Hive retro computer

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

The crew from the German HIVE Project are developing a retro style DIY computer with Parallax Propeller chips. The design includes three Propeller chips (containing a total of 24 RISC processors), VGA graphics, video output, stereo sound, about 1 MB of RAM, SD Card reader, LAN, mouse and keyboard. The...

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CommodoreFree online magazine

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

If you are into retrocomputing with the Commodore C64 or clone then you will be interested in reading CommodoreFree. This is a free online magazine which has been published since 2007 and is now in its 53 issue. You can download all issues beginning with number 4 from the CommodoreFree...

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Recent Comments

  • KH: Really? They are digital inputs driven by an MCU. The MCU GPIO probably has diode clamps and ESD protection. Have you experienced such failures? Please...
  • KH: Neither. Google "Marco Schweighauser’s 8-bit virtual Javascript CPU" and see the first result. Sounds more like a very limited feature toy CPU.
  • Alan: "8-bit x86 like CPU" - isn't that an 8080, or Z80?
  • Geoff: Is it still Sunday somewhere? If so, yes please.
  • hli: Sunday++