Emulators of Classic Computers

From: Ron Hudson <ron.hudson_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: Thu Jan 15 22:59:08 2004

On Thursday, January 15, 2004, at 04:27 PM, R. D. Davis wrote:

> 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?

I sure don't, but it looks like what's comming in ".net"
>> 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
> systems.
>> 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.

indeed. both.

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