* Posts by detnyre

5 posts • joined 22 Apr 2013

Fed up with Windows? Linux too easy? Get weird, go ALTERNATIVE

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Re: Couple more more oddity OSs

I sometimes think about what would have happened if I never upgraded my home computer system away from my Commodore 64. What if I kept using it and finding ways for it to work with modern technology.... would probably be using a hacked/improved version of GEOS or Contiki... with an ethernet modem and cloud storage :)

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How about Contiki OS :)

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Nuke plants to rely on PDP-11 code UNTIL 2050!

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Would love job programming PDP-11

Would love having a job where I program a PDP-11.

Really like working with "constrained systems" and trying to get them to do practical things. Once of the reasons I still like to program on my Commodore-128....

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Black-eyed Pies reel from BeagleBoard's $45 Linux micro blow

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Re: The board has rounded corners

Round corners to fit in an Altoids tin?

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Facebook to plonk $1.5bn data centre in Iowa - report

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Microsoft already has...

Microsoft already has a large data center in the Des Moines, IA area - so no big surprise that Facebook would do the same. Iowa has low utility rates and good water supply - something that works in favor of data centers.

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