Sunday
Dec032017

RCR 162 - 3-Smooth

Sunday
Nov192017

RCR 161 - Living Computers

Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Cynde Moya, and Jack Nutting

Topic: Living Computers: Museum + Labs

This week we are joined by Cynde Moya, collections manager, and chair of the acquisitions committee for the Living Computers: Museum + Labs in Seattle. We discuss various topics, including some of the new exhibits and acquisitions, philosophy of restorations, challenges in cataloging, availability of time sharing accounts, and lots more.

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RCR Episode 161: November 19, 2017

Sunday
Oct152017

RCR Episode 160 - The Final Frontier

Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Jack Nutting, and Carrington Vanston

Host's Topic: The Final Frontier

160. $A0. A high-ASCII space. LDY. Space bars. Keyboards? Places to put things? Yeah, we got nothing.

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RCR Episode 160: October 15, 2017

Sunday
Sep242017

RCR Episode 159 - Retro Gaming Evolution

Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Mark Lemmert, Michael Mulhern, and Carrington Vanston

Host's Topic: Retro Gaming Evolution

What changes are there in game development with old hardware in a new context? Use modern hardware enhancements? Modern advancements in computer science, user interface, programming environments? To what extent is there still something left to squeeze out of these machines?

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RCR Episode 159: September 24, 2017

Sunday
Sep032017

RCR Episode 158 - The Retropocalypse

Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Earl Evans, Ken Gagne, Jack Nutting, and Steven Weyhrich

Host's Topic: The Retropocalypse

What might drive computing to go back "off-line"---massive infrastructure or privacy/secturity disaster? What kind of advantages are there to the limited/isolated machines of the olden-days? Is there a difference between obsolete and just retro? Might data/privacy disasters (even if not structural) lead to new uses of older tech?

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RCR Episode 158: September 3, 2017