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Wrong ideas

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Here is a picture showing what scientists back then thought a home computer will look like in 2004….talk about getting it wrong.

Click on the thumbnail to see the entire picture.

Home Computer

PS : FORTRAN (short for “FORmula TRANslator”) was the first high level programming language and with extremely difficult syntax compared to today’s languages. FORTRAN was used only by scientists, and none of the modern day breed we call “programmers” got to it ever. FORTRAN usage dropped sharply after the 80s.

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Written by Nash

November 29, 2004 at 2:03 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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  1. Oye..i’m only posting as anonymous so that i don’t have to create an account here..:)
    Nice blog!i can’t believe you actually have the patience to post this often..
    attempting to prepare for the Physics of Life exam…not doing too well…neways, the guy’s known to fail entire batches..so i’m not too worried..
    download this song: Glory Box..by Portishead..i think you’ll like it

    Anonymous

    November 29, 2004 at 11:29 pm

  2. Yep Will try

    Nash

    May 26, 2005 at 4:13 pm


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