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Brian Tompsett - 汤莱恩
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What is the context of the button "Is MS DOS a feminist?"

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How big is a mainframe?

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Was it possible to write a novel on a BBC Micro 16kb/32kb memory era computer without expansions?

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Why did mainframes have big conspicuous power-off buttons?

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What did code on punch cards do with the other six bits per column?

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Filesystems with versioning

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In what way could the Sperry Univac BC-7 computer "speak and understand" English?

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Can I really change standard operator priorities in ALGOL 68?

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History behind the text column restriction

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What were some of the earliest common webservers and how did they work?

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What's the reason for the the Lagonda Series II dashboard to use a mixture of metric and imperial?

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Performance of the Rekursiv

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Have programming languages driven hardware development?

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Is there a way to get a compiler for the original B programming language?

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Was photographic film ever used for digital data storage?

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Pattern matching, which language first had it

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What was the first programming book

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What’s the most advanced os I can run on a non memory management pdp11 (ie 11/20)

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How did dusty deck Fortran handle overflow?

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Were there ever 12-, 24-, 48-, etc bit processors?

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Typical academic PDP-11 configuration for emulation

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What happens when a terminal (like a VT100) is connected to a computer?