Tag Archive: atari

Aug 02 2017

An Atari 2700 Was Found At A California Thrift Store!

Crossing my news feed a few days ago is something rather interesting to me – An Atari 2700 console that was found in a thrift store in California… for $30! Yeah, if you know the story of the 2700, it’s amazing to read about. If you don’t, well, let me explain it to you. The …

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Mar 20 2017

Bits And Bytes – Program 2: Ready-Made Programs

Returning to Bits and Bytes, we step into the land of ready made programs: that is, software that you just put in and run. You don’t have to write it yourself in basic. Of course, this is how computers are for us today, naturally – we have everything we could ever need, and probably more, …

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Jun 23 2016

Writing About What I Want, When I Want, How I Want – An Update

So, over the past few months I’ve been writing more. Much much more than I have in months, indeed, in years past. I’ve expressed before that I am switching over from making YouTube videos to writing more. I still crank out the occasional video, but at this stage, it’s so much easier to write than …

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May 27 2016

Finding The Perfect BBS For Me

Last week, I finally took the plunge into old-school computer usage by perusing various Bulletin Board Systems (BBSes) via Telnet. Always fascinated by the early days of “modern” computer usage, I wanted to experience the pre-internet digital community as best as I can in 2016, and since then, have been hunting around off and on …

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May 26 2016

The Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 140 – Paperboy

I’ve been meaning to write about Angry Video Game Nerd episodes for years now. The videos, while extremely crass and possibly intolerable for some types, are also well loved by so many others, especially gamers of my age range who grew up playing games on the Atari 2600, the NES, and later consoles. We grew …

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