[LAD] [OT] Richard Stallman warns against ChromeOS

Tim E. Real termtech at rogers.com
Thu Dec 16 20:41:05 UTC 2010

On December 15, 2010 11:49:03 pm gene heskett wrote:
> On Wednesday, December 15, 2010 11:44:41 pm Ralf Mardorf did opine:
> > On Wed, 2010-12-15 at 17:42 -0500, gene heskett wrote:
> > > history being written by the winners, so the whole thing may have
> > > been white washed to a high polish by now.
> >
> > People who put their telephone handset into a thingy to be able to do
> > data telecommunication, before there was the Internet for public, tend
> > to be more sceptic/paranoid than youngsters ;).
> Never did that.  My first modem was a 120 baud device, but it was wired.
> Hooked up to the precursor to the coco3 I'm running right now, in the
> basement, logged into it over a serial port using minicom on this linux
> box.
> > The reason for this is,
> > that at that time, we might be hackers our self. I guess we can't
> > compare the easy hacking that was possible at C64 times (or Amiga ;),
> > with today data protection :D.
> The amiga is actually fairly late model here folks, I started with a quest
> super elf I built from a kit.  Circa '77.

1802 CPU fan here too. Mine was RCA COSMAC VIP 1802.
Added 3 channel sound (Famous G.I. AY3- chip) and
 colour graphics with T.I. 9918 chip, after read Circuit Cellar article on it. 
Oh what fun...


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