On 04/02/2008 03:18:56 PM, Dick Seabrook wrote:
On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 3:08 PM, tom
> On Wed, 2 Apr 2008, Jim wrote:
> You know, if memory serves, some of the list members are
> score years. They should remember what they were doing about the
> first commercial digital computers were released upon the world.
> That would be the UNIVAC I in 1952, which went to the Census Bureau
I was too young for computing -- spent most of the time watching
and Jerry Lester (remember him?) on TV. Seems to me that was also
Elizabeth II was crowned, Adlai Stevenson lost the election to Ike,
I got a way to go before I hit four-score!
Well, I chose four score years partly to be difficult. But also I chose
it to suggest teenagers and young adults, and there are some on this
list who would qualify.
Myself, I don't get to have many personal memories until after FORTRAN
and COBOL and LISP made the scene - too young