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Discussion on: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?

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Aaron Reese

Sinclair Basic PEEK and POKE.
I had a TRS-80 and a dancing devil programme that. Played a tune on a specific shortwave frequency which was actually the RF interference generated by the computer for whatever background calculations were being carried out. Still can't imagine how you would debug the tune 😵
The local computer shop had an Apple IIe with an adventure game; when you fired your gun it would crash the read heads of the external disk drive (5 1/2 ") to make the shot sound. Can't have done the drive any good