Decades ago, computers used punch cards instead of disk to store information.
@randynose @SDF yeah, I remember seeing these on The Simpsons…
LOL, I remember people using stacks of these as note paper.
@randynose @sumomo @SDF i'm learnding!
@pizzapal @randynose @SDF 😂
@sumomo @randynose @SDF what was the simpsons episode that had punch cards?
@pizzapal @randynose @SDF When Apu was about to be deported.
@pizzapal @randynose @sumomo @SDF Ha! A Coleco! Classic.
Coleco?Naw, actually it was the main frames.
@pizzapal @sumomo @SDF
@xmanmonk @pizzapal @sumomo @SDF
HA!- Ok, I see that on the Monitor. I missed that. - I think that was a nod to the old computer consoles.. LOL
@randynose @xmanmonk @pizzapal @SDF https://youtu.be/vrGGduqmA9c when you’ve mentioned “main frame”, this came automatically in my head…
@sumomo @xmanmonk @pizzapal @SDF
Oh my! My kids used to watch that. LOL. So 90's!
@SDF 80 columns, as it should be
Imagine if all your e-mail messages came as stacks of punchcards delivered by the mailman!
(I've told people, "sure, I'll accept Bitcoin, if you back up a semi full of IBM punchcards containing the hashes!")
@publius @SDF spam would be financially infeasible. I support this policy going forward.
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