After Hours

What classic system do you wish you worked on or miss working on?

Justin James says he knows a lot of people who wish they had worked on a Cray system or a Lisp machine, and other people who miss working on systems like the Burroughs machines. What classic system do you wished you worked on or miss working on?

A few weeks ago, I was visiting a friend who collects classic computers, and he had an old Silicon Graphics workstation in his kitchen and a DEC Alpha in his basement. I know a lot of people who wish they had worked on a system like a Cray or maybe a Lisp machine, and other people who miss working on systems like the Burroughs machines. What classic system do you wished you worked on or miss working on? (There are so many classic systems out there that I know I won't be able to list all of them in the following poll. Please feel free to do a write-in vote by posting to the discussion.)

J.Ja

Disclosure of Justin's industry affiliations: Justin James has a working arrangement with Microsoft to write an article for MSDN Magazine. He also has a contract with Spiceworks to write product buying guides.

———————————————————————————————————————————-

Get weekly development tips in your inbox Keep your developer skills sharp by signing up for TechRepublic's free Web Developer newsletter, delivered each Tuesday. Automatically subscribe today!

About

Justin James is the Lead Architect for Conigent.

Editor's Picks