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|Romance of the machine.||Romance of the machine.|
|+||Seduced by a PDP-11 while in graduate school (1971), I traded my thesis for a console and never looked back. Forty years in a profession where magic and mystery are commonplace, yet few realize the fragility of the foundations on which they bet their business. I continue to be amazed that most of it works most of the time.|
|+||These days, twelve bits seems to be the sweet spot - I can almost understand the machines and the machines can almost do interesting stuff. |