Future Past

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The December 1977 issue of Byte magazine featured an illustration of the Enterprise (ST: TOS) crew visiting a museum and looking at an exhibit of a 20th century computer enthusiast seated at the DecWriter console of his S-100 computer system, evidently trying to key-in or debug a program from a bound book.  The book bears a striking resemblance to a later reprint of the classic 1973 “BASIC Computer Games” by David Ahl.  A somewhat self-referential paradox is that one of the longer and more complex games published in the book is titled “Super Star Trek.”

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The UNIVAC 90/60 Fan Page

Wang 5506-2 Terminal / Workstation

Erie County Dept. of Public Safety (WebCad)

EMS Charts for Patient Care Reports and Human Resources

West County Fire Control — Legacy Webpage

The Original “Computer Collection” Document

The Gudgeonville Covered Bridge

Fun and Games with the Commodore 64

Moving the Valley School

Local Railroad History

The Grand Trunk Western 4070 that pulled excursion trains at Conneaut Lake Park

Fairview Engine #45

The DecMate VT-278

Where to get Classic Macintosh Software

Macintosh Software Collection

What to do “After the Fire”

Childhood Homes Revisited

A Timeline of the MacArthur Ancestors

Children of Arthur (By Michael A. McCabe)

This page last revised on April 13, 2016 by Micheal H. McCabe

Changes at Paleoferrosaurus

Hand-coded HTML was getting fairly tedious to write and maintain, so in the spirit of 1995, I’ve switched to the WordPress content management system for this website.  Right now, it’s purely an experiment — I might switch back to a traditional home-page someday.  Most of the existing content will be preserved, but it might take me some time to migrate everything over to the new system.  In the meantime, wish me luck in keeping this old-school personal web-page alive!

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–Paleoferrosaurus (Micheal H. McCabe)