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Message 1707653 - Posted: 2 Aug 2015, 11:08:53 UTC
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The National Museum of Computing at Bletchley park has a display of the BBC micro and the BBC literacy project. Just to bring things with super computers into context.

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Message 1708305 - Posted: 4 Aug 2015, 2:48:03 UTC

Nice that many of the computers are interactive and useable. I remember trying to use my C64 commands on my first intel machine. It struck me as odd that didn't need to use the run command to start a program. Although GW basic was not too different than Commadore basic.

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Message 1708428 - Posted: 4 Aug 2015, 7:57:50 UTC

Yes I liked GW basic as well, but BBC basic was was more powerful. I still use it!

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Message 1708467 - Posted: 4 Aug 2015, 10:16:39 UTC

I used to program in LOGO on the TI99/4A. Much better than any Basic.
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Message 1708793 - Posted: 5 Aug 2015, 8:40:44 UTC

Ah yes, Turtle Graphics :-))
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Message 1708812 - Posted: 5 Aug 2015, 10:05:22 UTC - in response to Message 1708793.  

I have a book "Turtle geometry" by H.Abelson and A.DiSessa. You won't believe, but it manages to treat General Relativity.
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