The Good Old Days

Jason Self at 2017-08-09T01:59:01Z

Back in the good old days of computing, even just the hard hard disk would come with a giant 376 page service manual. While it's nice that our hard disks don't weigh 400 pounds anymore, this level of documentation about our computing hardware seems to be a lost art, locked away inside proprietary black boxes and restrictive NDAs

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The TV I bought to run my C128 on came with schematics for parts of the insides and a pin specification for the SCART connector.

Claes Wallin (韋嘉誠) at 2017-08-09T04:07:06Z

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