Military Computer Books (Waz: Off-topic...)

From: William Donzelli <>
Date: Thu Jan 29 22:14:20 1998

> At the time I wasn't into old computers, only the latest and greatest. As
> such, core memory seemed incredibly ancient.

At the time, it was!

> We were on an Aircraft
> Carrier, and to the best of our knowledge nothing was still using core.

I would think that any core based stuff would be upgraded for aircraft
duty, as the stuff tends to be heavy (wire, lots of it).

There was a place in Milwaukee still making core for the military in the
late 1980s.

William Donzelli
Received on Thu Jan 29 1998 - 22:14:20 GMT

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