The lighter side of computers

Started by Bella, April 28, 2007, 11:36:03 pm

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Raffaele the Amigan

In Italy it is mythic the notorious rumor of what happened in Olivetti major italian manufacturer of computer in the eighties...

A manager said to his secretary: «Please Miss, Could you make me 20 copies of this demo disk for all the board?»

And she left the room, and returned after some minutes with the original floppy disk and 20 copies of it as xerox copies on page sheets...  ;015  ;014  o_o  ;027
Pegasos computer: CPU PPC G3 600MHz, RAM DDR 512 MB PC3200, Graphic Card ATI 9250 256 MB videoram. SO MorphOS 1.4.5
;011 -(Caramba! El nuevo Peggy computador es Amiga compatible y muy Mejor!)
"God, what an incredible thing we did!"
(R.J. Mical, engineer of original Amiga developing team at Amiga Inc. 1982-1985).
"When the Amiga came out, everyone [at Apple] was scared as hell."
(Jean-Lous Gassée, former CEO of Apple France and chief of developers of Mac II-fx, interviewed by Amazing Computing, November 1996).