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by smally
Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What was your first computer?
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Re: What was your first computer?

<t>Angus9LN said:<br/> <br/> <br/> Just this Christmas, 3 days ago, my parents presented me with a present that turned out to be my old Beeb (re-gifting). With great excitement, I turned it on : it beeped and then popped as dense white smoke poured out.<br/> <br/> I consigned it to the bin. I am sur...
by smally
Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What was your first computer?
Replies: 570
Views: 234181

Re: What was your first computer?

<t>JamesH said: <br/> <br/> <br/> smally said: <br/> <br/> <br/> My most proud posession is working Domesday machines that do get used for playing Elite from time to time between showing the Domesday Discs<br/> <br/> When it comes to programming then I started off with BBC Basic and still program in...
by smally
Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What was your first computer?
Replies: 570
Views: 234181

Re: What was your first computer?

<t>My personal moores law of computing is:<br/> <br/> Acorn Atom<br/> Acorn BBC B Issue 4 with 8271 Disc IF<br/> Teletext Adapter<br/> 6502 Co-Pro<br/> Z80 Co-Pro<br/> Acorn BBC B Issue 7 with 1770 Disc IF<br/> Acorn BBC B+ 64K<br/> Acorn BBC Master 128<br/> Acorn BBC Master 512 (80186 Co-Pro)<br/> ...
by smally
Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:43 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: BASIC - more harmful than useful?
Replies: 899
Views: 179965

Re: BASIC - more harmful than useful?

<t>Im looking forward to getting my RasPi in the future!<br/> <br/> There are now many languages that I use and it all started on BBC BASIC on the BBC B and still own every Acorn Machine from the Atom up to the RiscPC<br/> <br/> I think BBC BASIC is more powerful that most people realize with it hav...

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