The Retrobits Podcast
Old Skool Computing, Modern Day Fun!
 

A floppy saved is a floppy earned.

Welcome to Show 087!  This week's topic: Retro Project Time!

Steve Wozniak - always a treat to see him speak.  Here's a recent presentation by the Woz himself, on YouTube.
Want to see the insides of an ASR 33 teletype?  I thought you did!  Digibarn has just the video for you.

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Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2007-05-27-087.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:07 AM

10 Characters Per Second - Terminal Velocity.

Welcome to Show 086!  This week's topic: My Favorite Terminals!

Zork, on a cell phone?  Yep, check it out here...
Erik Klein's Vintage Computers site - a great resource, and be sure to check out the forums!
Wikipedia's page on the ASR33 terminal (be sure to check out the bigger picture that they link to...)
Another good info resource on the ASR33, on the PDP8.net site!
The DECwriter II LA36 - now that's my kind of printing terminal.  Here's some DECwriter II info on the columbia.edu site...
A really nice picture of the DECwriter on the tonh.net site!
Yet more info and some recollections of the DECwriter on the everything2.com site...
The VT100?  Historic, for sure.  Here's some history on the vt100.net site!
You can also find very nice VT writeups here, and here.

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Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2007-05-13-086.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:34 AM

Warning: OHS Error at line 10 (Operator Head Space)

Welcome to Show 085!  This week's topic: PC Support Memories!

Check out the RetroMacCast, a great show where great old Macs live again!

Be sure to send any comments, questions or feedback to retrobits@gmail.com.

For online discussions on Retrobits Podcast topics, check out the Retrobits Podcast forum on the PETSCII Forums page!

Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2007-05-06-085-3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:42 AM