I make no secret of the fact that I love old computers, and that I think modern computers have lost their way in terms of providing utility to users. To that end, I write about, and think about, computers and the way to move computers forward, without losing site of the fact that computers should serve their users. I grew up with hand-me-down computers, from Atari to Apple (II GS!) to Dell, and in the process I got to experience a sizable portion of computer history very quickly, in my teen years.
There’s a new zine accepting sumbissions now. It’s all about, and built with Hypercard. I’ve mentioned my love of hypercard in the past, but I’ve never talked about it at length. So let’s talk about the hyperzine, and hypercard in general.
Douglas Fairbanks’ The Black Pirate. Originally released 1926. Presented here in black and white, it was originally shot in two strip technicolor. If you’d like to see it in color (and lower quality) check here.
It’s time for Space Age TV! Space Age TV is a work in progress from the team behind Analog Revolution (that is to say, mostly just me right now.) Consider this your tour of early Sci-Fi TV.