[LMB] OT: Tech marches on

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 04:02:45 GMT 2021


It's amazing how much memory is available in these devices. My Samsung
tablet has 128 gigabytes of memory and a port for a SD card. I was also
looking at phones at Best Buy and saw a Samsung Galaxy with 512 Gigabytes
of memory plus a memory card port.

On Sun, Dec 12, 2021, 9:43 PM Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

>
>
> > On Dec 12, 2021, at 7:59 PM, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
> <mailto:rcrcoll6 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> > I still have a Texas Instrument 770 Intelligent Terminal that once
> belonged
> > to the J.C. Penny store in Santa Cruz. They donated the thing to Cabrillo
> > College who didn't know what to do with it, so I took it off their
> hands. I
> > also have the dedicated modem. 300 or 600 baud rate. Very 1970's design.
>
> I have a disk pack from the 1980s, that doesn’t have a much memory as my
> watch.
>
> I learned to program punch-card punch machines to save a lot of work while
> punching my programs.
>
> My first use of a remote 300 baud terminal was a big improvement.
>
>
> (I wish this listserv would accept my other e-mail address, as I haven’t
> figured how to make my replies use my regular e-mail address)
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