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Thoughts at the moment...

I started this blog because I thought it would be good for to write out my thoughts when I’m in one of those write-y moods-¬†you know the ones. 775 more words


After Successful Ice Day Prediction, Acorn to Offer Fortune Telling

SIMPSON – In a surprise to everyone except the staff of the Acorn, classes for Monday, Jan. 16, were cancelled and the Acorn is now opening its own fortune telling shop. 175 more words


SCSI Emulation Of A Rare Peripheral For The Acorn BBC Micro

Mass storage presents a problem for those involved in the preservation of older computer hardware. While today’s storage devices are cheap and huge by the standards of decades ago their modern interfaces are beyond the ability of most older computers. 410 more words

Classic Hacks

New Video Pits iPhone Click Wheel Prototype Against Scott Forstall's Icon-Based iPhone Prototype

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

Fadell’s prototype was referred to as P1 while Forstall’s prototype was referred to as P2. The two projects reportedly

Both P1 and P2 run a prototype OS Apple codenamed “Acorn OS” internally, though Dickson notes that P1 runs faster because it uses a slimmed down version of Acorn OS. 390 more words


Haiku Accepted for Acorn

I am happy to share that I have had a haiku accepted for issue #38 of Acorn: a journal of contemporary haiku, due out in April. 7 more words