Panelists: Michael Mulhern (hosting), Earl Evans, Paul Hagstrom, and Jack Nutting
Host's Topic: Still Going Strong
Adobe Illustrator recently turned 30 years old. AutoCAD is 34, Microsoft Word and Excel are both over 30, and Mathematica is 28. Even the IBM PC emulator DOSBox is itself now almost 15 years old. What new versions of old applications do you still regularly use today?
Retro Computing News:
- WordStar: A Writer’s Word Processor
- Bytecellar: To Upgrade or not to upgrade?
- Usborne children's instructional computer books
- Seymore Papert's "Mindstorms" book, MIT Media Lab
- Wonderful restoration of an Atari 1040st on YouTube from Modern Vintage Gamer:
- "Making Games for the Atari 2600" book
- Harwell-Dekatron WITCH at TNMOC
- WITCH-E update at Hackaday
- WITCH-E main page
- Retrochallenge RC2017/04 open for entrants
- The 2017 edition of the “BASIC 10-liners” contest is open for submissions, deadline is April 15
- Building miniature CP-500 (Brazilian TRS-80 clone), translated at VITNO
- CP-500 miniature project page (in Portuguese)
- CP-500 information page
- Hercules IBM mainframe emulator
- Seth Morabito's walkthrough of installing Open Genera'
- Symbolics stuff that was on eBay:
- Upcoming festival/convention/show roundup, additions:
Vintage Computer "Commercials"
Retro Computing Gift Idea:
- Earl: DSI DATA SPECIALTIES INC. Tape Reader Punch SRP-3075-01
- Jack: Amstrad PPC 512
- Michael: MicroSci Floppy Drive for A2
- Paul: Red Guard
- @rcrpodcast on Twitter
- Vintage Computer Forum
- RCR Podcast on Facebook
- Throwback Network