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NASA dusts off FORTRAN manual, revives 20-year-old data on Ganymede

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Boot ROMs.. we dont need no stinkin' boot ROM's

7756 6014 5023...

Forty years plus later those octal numbers entered on the front panel switches of a PDP 8E to enter the boot loader are still etched on ones memory.

And the rat-tat-tat of the ASR 33's as they fired up after the paper tape loaded.

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