[vcf-midatlantic] the binary programmer cartoon
mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Wed Aug 9 07:34:17 EDT 2017
On Wed, 9 Aug 2017, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> It's a Far Side style cartoon "real programmers code in binary"
>> showing a fellow at a CRT displaying only ones and zeroes.
>> The kybd has 3 keys: 0 1 enter
>> I'm not amused, nor is anyone who uses front panels,
>> whether toggle switched or pushbuttons.
>> At least we "enter the program" in binary.
>> Even Evan's doing that now!
> LOL ... learning the fundamentals of the HP-1000 and PDP-8 front panels, and
> starting to learn assembly, has been a real eye-opener for me. Mostly it's
> confirmed my existing belief that you guys are all very smart and/or very
> crazy. :)
"I'm not crazy - my mother had me tested."
Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Old Technology http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/
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