The latest version of the North State Digital Podcast.
Valve’s Steam Store, born when Valve needed a way to deliver patches to it’s games, is now a good way to get games and other software for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The important of the Linux support for AAA games has been lacking, so Valve has moved to fix this problem to sell their greatContinue reading “Playstation 4 or Steam Box”
This is my rambling about my Xbox 360, and why I might not get an Xbox 720.
In the early 1970s, from coast to coast people were purchasing CB radios for fun, work, safety, and more. Cars would have CBs and the car’s call sign was usually printed on the car, actively listing for another CB enthusiast to chat with on a long drive on a freeway. Many TV shows and movies included the multi-channelContinue reading “The Third Personal Computer, The Radio Shack TRS-80 Model 1”
My story of the Apple II starts with the first product of Steve Jobs and Steve ‘Woz’ Wozniak, the Blue Box. In 1971 Americans home phones were owned by AT&T (aka Ma Bell). Ma Bell had the legal authority to ban other phones from it’s network, for national security reasons of course. The two Steves produced their firstContinue reading “The Second Personal Computer, The Apple II”
Commodore was a once successful calculator company, using chips from the Texas Interments. While TI was successful in selling chips the company waited to get big in the calculator game, until other companies proved the market. Since they were selling the chips in their own calculators they didn’t need to sell outside to places like Commodore, so theyContinue reading “The First Personal Computer, The Commodore PET”
Even in the early days of 8 bit computer the origins of the personal computer were already being blurred in myth. Much of the confusion is around the definition of personal computer. My personal definition of a personal computer is becoming less common as many other devices previously not thought of as a personal computerContinue reading “The First Three Personal Computers”
Another installment of my story.
Thursday I watched the new game show on GSN. To start off with I’m a member of the Lions Club, a group that starts every meeting with a prayer to God. A few years ago I helped the Habitat For Humanities, and before every work shift we started with a prayer asking for guidance fromContinue reading “The American Bible Challenge, a New Game Show on GSN”
This story is getting strange, and it will continue this way. I’m trying to express the characters while telling a good story. I would love some constructive feedback. At least until the comments are automatically closed by WordPress after a few days. I’m coming close to closing the prelude and start up the story again in an interesting future. OhContinue reading “Quantum Hack post #06”