[TUHS] "9 skills our grandkids won't have" - Is this a TUHS topic?
marc.donner at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 23:39:15 AEST 2022
Programming an 026 skip card. Inserting the skip card.
Using ed in kernel safe mode to fix a broken config file.
Threading a half-inch tape in a tape drive. Remembering to insert or
remove the write ring.
Cleaning floppy disk heads.
Manually keying a boot program into an SDS-930.
On Thu, Jun 30, 2022 at 9:14 AM steve jenkin <sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au>
> What are the 1970’s & 1980’s Computing / IT skills “our grandkids won’t
> Whistling into a telephone while the modem is attached, because your
> keyboard has a stuck key
> - something I absolutely don’t miss.
> Having a computer in a grimy wharehouse with 400 days of uptime &
> wondering how a reboot might go?
> steve j
> 9 Skills Our Grandkids Will Never Have
> 1: Using record players, audio cassettes, and VCRs
> 2: Using analog phones
> [ or an Analog Clock ]
> 3. Writing letters by hand and mailing them
> 4. Reading and writing in cursive
> 5. Using manual research methods [
> this is a Genealogy site ]
> 6. Preparing food the old-fashioned way
> 7. Creating and mending clothing
> 8. Building furniture from scratch
> 9. Speaking the languages of their ancestors
> Steve Jenkin, IT Systems and Design
> 0412 786 915 (+61 412 786 915)
> PO Box 38, Kippax ACT 2615, AUSTRALIA
> mailto:sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au http://members.tip.net.au/~sjenkin
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