Vintage computers in movies

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Tue Dec 19 20:09:09 2000

On Tue, 19 Dec 2000, John Foust wrote:

> Probably right after they stop adding gratuitous sounds and
> inaccurate functions to computers: dot-matrix printer sounds,
> beeps and boops that would drive you nuts if the damn machine
> actually made that sound all the time, slow-motion text display,
> fonts larger than your mouse, etc.

I especially like how a lot of computers in movies sound like the terrible
Atari 2600 version of PacMan.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger
Received on Tue Dec 19 2000 - 20:09:09 GMT

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