Emulators of Classic Computers

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Thu Jan 15 14:39:15 2004

On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, der Mouse wrote:

> > But it's not even unlikely that half a century from now our clean and
> > neat binary logic hardware will be as robust and orthogonal-seeming
> > as electron tube logic does today. In fact, I think this is just as
> > or more likely than the former scenario.
> And any decent electronics hacker can interface electron-tube logic to
> modern-day logic with fairly minimal effort. I expect the analogous
> statement to be true 50 years from now.

If there are any electronics hackers in the future. That sort of activity
may either be banned or the knowledge lost to time and bad laws, or a
combination thereof. Or maybe we won't even be around in fifty years.
Sorry, I'm a pessimist these days :(

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