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The Retrobits Podcast

Jun 9, 2009

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Welcome to Show #122!  This episode's topic: A Brief History Of Programming!

The Carte Blanche expansion card for the Apple II uses an FPGA chip and can have many personalities!
For a brief history of Fortran, have a look at this document on the site...

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

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Arjen Schumacher
almost fifteen years ago

Hi Earl,

I was pleasantly surprised to discover that the Retrobits podcast is still going strong!! I do have to do quite a bit of back-catalogue-listening;)

Keep up the excellent work and enjoying it as usual!

the Netherlands (you know, that small country to the east of England with Amsterdam as its capital city;))