Emulators of Classic Computers

From: Fred N. van Kempen <waltje_at_pdp11.nl>
Date: Thu Jan 15 14:48:39 2004

On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:

> > 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.
This (no more low-level tech hackers) might very well be a reality,
yes, if the current trends keep up. Scaring thought...

> Sorry, I'm a pessimist these days :(
Thats why you should go out more, Sellam... and I know *just* the
place where we should go (first) :) Next week, gotta go to court
tonight and tomorrow :(


Fred N. van Kempen, DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation) Collector/Archivist
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