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StayOnTarget
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44 votes
5 answers
9k views

Why didn't C++ specify filename extensions?

42 votes
5 answers
10k views

Why do keyboards have an asterisk key?

39 votes
1 answer
7k views

What was "the shrinkwrap issue?"

39 votes
5 answers
9k views

Apocryphal (?) tale of hard drive platter propelled through a wall?

28 votes
2 answers
12k views

Looking for PC graphics demo software from the early 90s called "Unreal"

28 votes
6 answers
8k views

Was there a specific benefit to inverted (XOR) mouse cursors other than aesthetics?

26 votes
10 answers
6k views

Why did the original design of COM on Windows rely on the Registry?

25 votes
5 answers
7k views

Was Windows 95 really released in 1995?

23 votes
4 answers
3k views

Where did the the term "chrome," referring to onscreen decorations, originate?

14 votes
3 answers
1k views

WordStar's "column mode"

13 votes
1 answer
2k views

Does this computer have a steering wheel?

12 votes
4 answers
3k views

What are these 3COM connectors for?

12 votes
2 answers
780 views

According to Steve Jobs in 1981, what computer privacy issue was "very very hot in the media" at that time?

7 votes
4 answers
1k views

Is there any use for PC Magazine issues from the 1990s? [duplicate]

6 votes
1 answer
2k views

Who are we quoting when we note that "Code is written once but read many times"? [closed]

5 votes
2 answers
454 views

Looking for an IBM multimedia demo from the 80s/90s about "Ulysses"