Emulators of Classic Computers

From: R. D. Davis <rdd_at_rddavis.org>
Date: Thu Jan 15 18:31:28 2004

Quothe Ron Hudson, from writings of Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 02:34:47PM -0800:
> I suspect 50 years from now things will have turned almost full
> circle, The device that people will use will be small, portable, and
> always connected to the Internet with a huge wireless pipe, all the

Who in their right mind wants that?

> actual computing will take place in great mainframe like computing
> centers with everything carefully watched, monitored and
> recorded. The user will be able to access their data from any device

Screw that. I'd go back to using a manual typewriter and re-inking my
own ribbons if necessary, if I can no longer get any of my older
computers to function at that point. Perhaps we'd all better be
stocking up on acid-free paper as well as computer parts for classic

> anywhere, and it will be stored in the "internet" for them free of
> charge.

Free? Hardly. There would be a price to pay somehow, whether through
theft of intellectual property or taxes.

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