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Computer History Lesson

My friend Omar who authors a Panama blog had an interesting post today: http://epiac1216.wordpress.com/2014/10/26/a-new-trend-in-free-software/

That got me thinking about a series of videos I’d seen that originally appeared on PBS called The Triumph of the Nerds. A tremendous documentary about the early days of the computer industry. I’d seen it a couple of times on television but, thanks to the wonders of YouTube I spent the last three hours watching it again…

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