* Posts by Baldy

4 posts • joined 9 Jun 2010

NASA working on faster-than-light drive capable of WARP TEN

Baldy

Threading?

The pulsed technique, especially, sounds like "threading", described by Jeffrey A, Carver in "Neptune Crossing" nearly 20 years ago. Have the SF writers beaten the real world to the punch again?

IPv6 networking: Bad news for small biz

Baldy

o_o

will there be any such thing as public access points? at mickey-D's or anywhere else?

The Commodore 64 is 30

Baldy

c64 recorder

You missed one point. The C64 had a true digital, saturated-tape recorder. It may not have been an industry first, but was certainly the first on the home market. (With much work I was able to code a driver for a TRS-80 m1, and hit a reliable 2k baud.) The reliability and speed were far greater than any analog system of the time.

New laser raygun tech: Our sharks kick the tyres

Baldy
Alien

heatsinks

Hey - aren't these the heatsinks that you mount in the Mechwarrior games?

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