Sunday
Apr232017

RCR Episode 151

Panelists: Jack Nutting (hosting), Earl Evans, Paul Hagstrom, and Michael Mulhern

Host's Topic: Is this important?

Is this old stuff objectively important, or is it just nostalgia?

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Intro / Closing Song: Back to Oz by John X - link
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RCR Episode 151: April 23, 2017

Sunday
Apr022017

RCR Episode 150

Panelists: Earl Evans (hosting), Paul Hagstrom, Michael Mulhern, and Jack Nutting

Host's Topic: Spring cleaning

Do you remove the accumulated goop? How do you remove the accumulated goop?

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RCR Episode 150: April 2, 2017

Sunday
Mar192017

RCR Episode 149

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?

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RCR Episode 149: March 19, 2017

Sunday
Mar052017

RCR Episode 148

Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Earl Evans, and Carrington Vanston)

Host's Topic: Venturing down the retro upgrade path

How far should we go down the upgrade path toward modernity? If you have a, say, 68030 Mac, would you want to put a third-party 68040 accelerator in it? You would have in 1993. But what is the point today?

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Retro Computing Gift Idea: Rasberry Pi Zero W

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RCR Episode 148: March 5, 2017

Sunday
Feb192017

RCR Episode 147

Panelists: Earl Evans (hosting), Paul Hagstrom, Michael Mulhern, and Carrington Vanston)

Host's Topic: Big collections

Big collections -- what are the implications? Saving systems from oblivion? Or, perhaps, removing them from the hands of enthusiasts who might happily use them? How to enjoy a large collection -- viewing, using, showcasing?

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RCR Episode 147: February 19, 2017

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