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IBM 360 punch card nude art 

@marathon @robert588 the punch card decks were loaded into a punch card reader so that they could be printed.

Where did UNIX come from? A successful operating system called Multics. Here is a demo of Multics in 1972.

@daftaupe @marathon The person who filmed it was Davi Silveria. The show could not be viewed outside of France, but maybe enough time has passed that the series is now available to watch world wide.

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Boot your cyberdeck and log in to the @SDF damgüdcyberchatter realm to hang with the coolest of the cool crew. Cruise the neon-wave sonics emanating from at and engage textually with your cyberpunk peers on COM.

You are invited - be there at 00:00 utc wednesday (that’s today!)

Come to surf the sublime synthwave, stay to weave your digital net with likeminded inhabitants of global meatspace. All welcome 💜🦄🤖👽

In July of 2019 the original SDF 3B2/500 UNIX system was featured running in a documentary about bulletin boards and early internet for French television. Here the film maker types in several messages which were to be displayed during the program. Did you see it?

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The archive from last night's Vintage COMP w/ jasmaz is available here:

@robert588 also stopped by to chat about a book he is reading called

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Coming up in just under 2 hours at 0200 UTC is Vintage COMP! Tonight's discussion will likely go into TTYPIX and ASCII but also the Systems Concepts SC40 PDP-10 clone that made CompuServe go!

Call (929)299-1269 with your stories SMJ's mom threw out the install media that we had for ESIX. It was basically SVR4 for x86.

IBM 360 punch card nude art 

These images were found on IBM 360 punch card decks. @robert588 asked about images like these on the aNONradio Vintage COMP! show. These decks were made in the 1960s.

Content warning: Bare 8bit EBCDIC (not ascii)

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БРОНЗЫ БИТЬ CAFÉ 80s №70 - Event Horizon

Join Bronzie and the @SDF damgüdcyberchatter crew to surf the gravitational waves of change rippling below the pop-cultural surface of 1989. Big things were afoot, and a new world was forming between the light and dark stylings of the 1980s zeitgeist.

This will be a set of solid classics from the end of that eventful decade, and yet not your run of the mill Café 80s. // 00:00 utc saturday

Come forge a new era with us! 🌪⚡️🧱

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SDF on the 18th of November, 1999.

Two analogue USR Supra modems
One 3COM NT1/TA ISDN dialup
netgear ethernet hub
SDF-1 (left) w/ Exabyte backup
SDF-2 (right)

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Бронзы Бить THE RESISTANCE 76 - Привет Spaceboy

Join the @SDF damgüdcyberchatter crew to worship at the alter of a music idol.

Pure Bowie. 1 hour of explosive rock/pop creativity calling timelessly through the ages. // 00:00 utc wednesday

Come for the divine, stay for the down to earth chat on SDF com.

All are welcome - this means you!


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