Re: Extropians Mailing List - Approval Procedure

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Wed Nov 08 2000 - 22:39:11 MST

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:

> Ha, I may be young, but even I can one-up that one. Not only did I have to
> type the program into the computer by hand, I had to retype the program into
> the computer each time I turned it on. It had no persistent storage. I think
> I was around six, seven years old.

Luxury! I had a VIC20 that was like that. It was great for making
you optimize your code, since you had to type it all in each time you
wanted to run it. Well, that and another reason to optimize code
was the lack of memory and speed. New programmers these days
have it so eeeeeasy, eh? {8^D spike

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