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Old Feb 08, 2011, 07:10 PM
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Old Feb 08, 2011, 07:16 PM
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Old Feb 08, 2011, 09:07 PM
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Rotflmao !! Linux and Unix....... wow..... i dont think many people know how to use those most stable of platforms in this consumer society !

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Don't include me, I program on linux systems for a living.
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Old Feb 08, 2011, 09:09 PM
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Old Feb 08, 2011, 11:14 PM
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GWFAMI, I used to work on this beast....



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Old Feb 08, 2011, 11:42 PM
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 12:11 AM
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GWFAMI, I used to work on this beast....


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Old Feb 09, 2011, 12:14 AM
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GWFAMI, I used to work on this beast....
I managed several of those. A big improvement after the IBM36's they replaced...
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 12:26 AM
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Hehehe indeed !! well i did not program really, but used it to poll data from retail shops for a large clothing firm...

however it was a great system/machine, uncrashable !!

though weird if you are used to the consumer apple as well as windows systems.... xD

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Old Feb 09, 2011, 06:15 AM
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I managed several of those. A big improvement after the IBM36's they replaced...
Ha! I once attended an IBM Floggi^H^H^H^Hmarketing session held for all the major banks in Australia, where the IBM exec proudly demonstrated "windows" via AS400. This consisted of ASCI dashes & plus signs etc creating various rectangles on the screen, which could each contain separate data.

When I spoke up from the back of the room that they shouldn't call them windows, but "holes in the wall", everybody laughed in agreement, except the marketing type out front. Soon the room was filled with other IBM suits trying to save what was a total PR disaster.....
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 06:59 AM
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Although I don't have a picture, this is close to the one I used to work on before I changed positions.

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Old Feb 09, 2011, 10:11 AM
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My first job was on the Burroughs B6700/B6800, $1,400,000 computers that ran off of a 2,000 amp power supply. The architecture was so efficient that the same basic shell is still used.
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martimer , you use to be a traffic controller for alien space craft??? That’s cool!!!!
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martimer , you use to be a traffic controller for alien space craft??? Thatís cool!!!!

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