[vcf-midatlantic] The sounds of computing media

Dave Shevett shevett at pobox.com
Wed Mar 16 15:01:34 UTC 2022

I did an audio recording of a teletype at vcf east that I still go
back to and listen to on occasion.



On Wed, Mar 16, 2022 at 10:35 AM Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> HA, fun!
> The one sound I wish I could hear on a regular basis, that isn't exactly in
> the category of your video, is the sound of an original IBM PC (10MB) hard
> drive pinging away. The computer lab in college had a couple of those, and
> I would hear it coming from the next room while I did my assignments on
> the Apple IIe (only the advanced students got to use the IBMs). I am sad
> that the memory of that sound is fading from my mind.
> Chris
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2022 at 10:19 AM Peter Fletcher via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > I was bored on Sunday and made a short video of the sounds of inserting
> > various computing media into mainly old machines. I’ve been told it is ASMR
> > for geeks. I hope you enjoy it.
> >
> > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_y20Bgui6ds&t=18s

Dave Shevett
shevett at pobox.com

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