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Hans Camenzind inventor of the 555 timer passed away

  Hans R Camenzind the famous engineer who created the 555 Timer integrated Circuit passed away. The EE Times has an article on it and you can read about it here: http://eetimes.com/electronics-news/4394166/Hans-Camenzind-dies

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Someone in the U.S. still makes Floppy Disks

ATHANA International, is based out of California they manufacture 3.5″, 5.25″ and 8″ disks as well as Magnetic Tape and Data Cartridges. I think it’s great that there are companies that still make media for our vintage computers Thanks to … Continue reading

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TronLegocy

Tron will be turning 30 this year… Yes… Tron was released on July 9th 1982 and well every vintage computer person I know has something in common. They like the movies Tron and War Games. War Games will be 30 … Continue reading

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I know that feel bro

Thank you artist Chris G over at deviantart.      

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Skyrim for Intellivision…Just kidding

  Skyrim ported to intellivision? Just kidding. Artist Bridgit Scheide made a box art rendition of Skrim for Intellivision. I have to say this is a rather awesome piece of art.  Thank you Bridgit Scheide. I’m sorry but I had to make … Continue reading

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2012 is coming

I know I haven’t posted anything in a few months… The problem being is that I was busy, hopefully I am going to get someone to help me and make it better. With luck 2012 will be much better.   … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs 1955 to 2011

Today is a sad day.. Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs is dead.. All I can say right now is may he rest in peace… I thank him and Steve Wozniak for starting Apple Computer and for all the wonderful technologies that … Continue reading

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Tony Sale, the man who led the rebuild of Colossus dies at age 80

The BBC has an article about the death of Tony Sale. He is well known in our community for being the lead on the construction of a replica of the Colossus computer in the UK. Wikipedia has a great entry … Continue reading

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Historically Brewed Book gets double it’s expected funding.

David Greelish is a Computer Historian from Atlanta GA. He runs a number of Classic Computing projects He is President, Atlanta Historical Computing Society He runs a website classiccomputing.com He also has a podcast “The Retro Computing Roundtable“ About a … Continue reading

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The Art of Video Games Exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

FINALLY someone recognizing that video games are an art form! The Smithsonian American Art Museum is currently putting together a show on “The Art of Video Games” They have a site to vote for games to put in the show: www.artofvideogames.org From the … Continue reading

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