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I got a call from my mom last week saying that her computer was running slow. I had given her my old Power Macintosh G4 "Digital Audio" 533mhz (single) w/ 512MB RAM running OS 10.4.11 about 3-4 years ago. I'm actually quite surprised that I have not received this call before, but the G4 has held up really well over the years, plus she is not a demanding user, just email, iTunes, and occasionally Microsoft Word. I went over there to do some of the… Continue

Added by b wick on May 27, 2010 at 12:38am — 2 Comments

The Machine That Changed the World



I remember watching each of these episodes when I was young, my neighbor had recorded them on VHS and borrowed them to me. It was really exciting to find them all on Google Video about 6 months ago so I thought I would share.



NOTE: Part 3 has a lot of "retro" mac sightings!



Part 1- Great Brains

Human "Computers", Charles Babbage's difference engine, other early… Continue

Added by b wick on May 18, 2010 at 12:45am — 2 Comments

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