Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Aug 2013 17:58 UTC
Apple

The Hacker School space has an old Apple //e sitting around.

Due to the fact that we are hackers, my friend Martin Törnwall and I decided to turn it into a lisp machine.

Quite cool.

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RE[2]: Comment by jockm
by Laurence on Tue 13th Aug 2013 10:54 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by jockm"
Laurence
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As the BBC-B was meant to be a educational computer, there where a lot of languages available (LISP, BCPL, C, Pascal, Forth etc.)

Logo, Prolog, COBOL and while not a language, the BBC Micro even had a pretty decent (for the time) speech synthesis routine built into later models.

It was truly an awesome and versatile beast - the Raspberry Pi of it's era.

Edited 2013-08-13 10:54 UTC

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RE[3]: Comment by jockm
by MOS6510 on Tue 13th Aug 2013 11:19 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by jockm"
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2011-05-12

I guess a lot of 8 bit home computers would fit that description. Even the early ones like the VIC-20 and ZX81.

My Acorn Electron was returned to one of its previous owners. It was rather cool, but he got it from his dad and his dad is dead so I gave it back.

It's sad that market is gone.

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