Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 13th Oct 2011 22:14 UTC
Humor Last month we discussed how computers are portrayed in cultural icons like Lost in Space, Star Trek, The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, and -- of course! -- that lost gem, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes. This article continues this essential exploration of American culture with more probing profiles of computers on TV and in the movies.
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RE[2]: IMSAI 8080
by jal_ on Fri 14th Oct 2011 10:14 UTC in reply to "RE: IMSAI 8080"
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The scale of other sets and props(?) in them - missile bunker for example or, most notably, the command centre - make such budget crunch rather unlikely?


Not the film budget of course, but the budget of the high school hacker. In 1983, a school kid couldn't have afforded an Apple or IBM, if his parents didn't own one. I think it's quite believable he then used an IMSAI.

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