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Re: [Shop-talk] Computer stuff

To: Mark J Bradakis <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Computer stuff
From: "Elton E. (Tony) Clark" <>
Date: Wed, 1 Jan 2014 20:44:29 -0600
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*When I clean out my storage building; I'll have 3 Texas Instrument 99/4
computers and a cubic yard of expansion boxes and program cartridges.  Over
in the corner is an Apple 2C with all it's gear. . . why don't I get rid of
all this history? *

On 1 January 2014 17:11, Mark J Bradakis <> wrote:

> I started doing my high school homework on an IBM 1620.  And after a
> quarter of a
> century as a sys admin at the U of U, and about that long with Team.Net,
> I've seen a
> lot of changes.
> I keep thinking I should spend a day or so digging out ALL the computer
> stuff I have
> stashed away in various places around the house, put it all in one big
> pile and post
> a few pictures.  RealSoonNow.  As an example I have a Seagate 1 Gig SCSI
> drive sitting
> here with a red UU property tag on it.  Back then, 1 Gig was so expensive
> the disk was
> considered a capital asset.  I can't find the file I put together that
> showed the list
> price of the system on my desk at work was worth 3 times what we paid for
> our house!
> And on a side note, thanks to those of you who made use of Paypal and the
> post office
> to direct some Christmas cheer towards Team.Net.  I'm about 1,300 emails
> behind since
> getting back from Christmas in California, I hope to get the through and
> give thanks where
> thanks is due.
> Have a great 2014!
> mjb.
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