Page 3 of our walk back down memory lane. . .
||I really didn't mean to start out each page with a
computer, but oh well. This was the first computer that I
ever owned. The Radio Shack, Tandy TRS-80. The coolest part about
this machine was that you saved your work on a tape (not a backup
tape, an audio tape). You could then play this tape in a cassette
player and listen to the data (probably helped mold my brain into
the computer living brain that it is today).
||I can't believe that I found a picture of this!
Affectionately referred to as "Turtle Graphics" by
myself and my other kindergarten classmates, this was my first
introduction to graphic design. Produced by Texas
Instruments, and officially dubbed LOGO, it used commands like:
Pen Down, forward 25, right 90, forward 25, right 90, forward
25, right 90, forward 25 would give you . . .a square (don't ask
about the circles to the left. . .let's just say it was a BUNCH of
||The latest in Home Movie technology, a STEREO VCR!
This was made by AKIA (ever heard of them?). Ah, the fun of
manually tuning in your TV stations using tiny little
||When was the last time you say a TV with a fake
wooden case (at least at the store). Remote Control? You could
maybe get this an an option, but only on the pricey models. The TV
to the left was manufactured by Zenith.
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