In honour of the regular El Reg feature which looks like it’s coming to an end… here’s my tiny selection of borked signage:
I read an online post about creating an “MC400 emulator”. That got me thinking about the ROM, and the 28F010 flash chips that realise it…
Comparing comments (or the lack of them!) in software from 1969 & 1984. NASA’s Apollo Guidance Computer versus Elite for the BBC Model B 🙂
As a teenager in the 1980s I was obsessed with Maxell tapes, and the brand Maxell in general. Here’s my homage to Maxell Holdings, Ltd.
A summary of all the things that are right with my 1991 Psion MC400 laptop, “online” via an attached Raspberry Pi 3B+ and wifi…
As of July 2021 Linux has been around for 30 years. For almost all of that time I’ve been installing Linux on just about anything I possibly can….
Getting the 1990s era Psion MC400 laptop online via an attached Raspberry Pi and some custom shortened Psion serial-USB cables… Tweets, Emails, BBC News & screenshots! All in glorious monochrome and at 19200 baud 🙂
Some patterns…. the beauty in repetitive patterns, in nature and in art.
Was 1981 pop music’s greatest ever year? There’s no doubt for me – it absolutely was! Débuts from several of the decade’s biggest names, Eurovision Winners and a novelty No.1, 1981 had it all.
Connecting my retro-laptop to the internet via 2 x RS232 serial connections to a Raspberry Pi… and defeated (for now) by lack of hardware flow-control signals 😦