PDP-1 (was Re: OT and getting further OT...)

From: Adrian Graham <witchy_at_binarydinosaurs.co.uk>
Date: Sat Feb 12 03:20:06 2005

> It depends on what "mechanism" you're referring to. I think
> the guy who invented what was basically the first CD-ROM type
> device did all the work in the early 1970s. There was an
> article about it in the past few months:
> I can't remember if it was about the inventor getting money
> for his inventions or if it was a "could have been rich if
> only..." story. Can't find the article anymore.

I wish I could remember where I read whatever article's floating around in
my head. Of course, I should keep reminding myself that whatever I read on
the internet might not necessarily be true!


Received on Sat Feb 12 2005 - 03:20:06 GMT

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