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by MikeyT
Tue Jan 31, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What was your first computer?
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Re: What was your first computer?

<t>In my earlier post, I forgot that the first computer I actually used, as opposed to owned, was in about 1970 or 1971, at what was then North Staffs Polytechnic.  I have no idea what the computer was but we were taught Polygol70, a subset of ALGOL.  I missed out on using an English Electric Leo Ma...
by MikeyT
Tue Jan 24, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What was your first computer?
Replies: 430
Views: 158987

Re: What was your first computer?

<r>Lol! Good topic!!<br/> <br/> My first computer in the late 70's was an Acorn System 1 (see <URL url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorn_System_1">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorn_System_1</URL>)<br/> <br/> This was quite swiftly followed at HUGE expense (£360 in about 1979, which is about £2420...

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