[IAEP] The Guardian: PlayPower: 1980s computing for the 21st century

Caroline Meeks solutiongrove at gmail.com
Sat Nov 7 11:28:37 EST 2009

Anyone know these guys? I wonder how feasible it would be down the road to
share content.  The games they are porting seem like they would also be good
for Sugar.

On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 4:33 PM, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:

> http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/nov/04/playpower-80s-computing-21st-century
> I taught myself BASIC and then 6502 assembly language on a Commodore
> VIC-20 with COMPUTE! magazine back in the day.
> But what I really liked was the incredibly friendly little manual,
> such as this priceless advice for the BASIC prompt: "hit Enter a
> couple of times to clear it out." Any engineer would have insisted
> (correctly) that this was unnecessary... but that anonymous manual
> writer was a psychologist; s/he knew that a computing novice nervous
> about "harming" the machine could quickly gain confidence with that
> little tic.
> Sean.
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