Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Aug 2012 22:45 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
Hardware, Embedded Systems "It is 30 years since the Commodore 64 went on sale to the public. The machine was hugely successful for its time, helping to encourage personal computing, popularise video games and pioneer homemade computer-created music. [...] BBC News invited Commodore enthusiast Mat Allen to show schoolchildren his carefully preserved computer, at a primary school and secondary school in London."
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Habituation
by Hypnos on Thu 2nd Aug 2012 02:08 UTC
Hypnos
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2008-11-19

The kids were being polite.

Having grown up with computers and computer-like devices all their lives, you can't expect them to understand the sense of amazement we Gen Xers experienced back in the 80s.

It's like our grandparents and airplanes.

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