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Fun fact: GPS uses 10 bits to store the week. That means it runs out... oh heck – April 6, 2019


> Yes, and 640K is all you will ever need....

"It's pointless giving hobbyists more than 1k, they wouldn't know what to do with it".*

- Andrew Hewson in a magazine (Sinclair User?) column, on the release of the first ZX80 RAM pack.

Hewson later went on to form Hewson Consultants, which became a moderately successful 8-bit games company thanks to some of those hobbyists. They not only knew what to do with it but also sent him the proof to populate his company's catalogue.

*Probably a paraphrase. It's pushing 40 years since I read it.

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