RISCy business: The long and convoluted rise of today's dominant computing platform
In the 1980s, RISC was the future. By the early 2000s, it was the past. And now it's the future again.
Impressed by a 10 year old desktop computer
Yes - you read that correctly - I’m surprisingly impressed with a 10 year old desktop computer. Mind you, it’s a 10 year old desktop computer that cost over $16,000 ;-)
The death of SGI
Of of the great UNIX giants is now bankrupt.
2. Retro Computers
I collect vintage computers, and this page is dedicated to my favourites. The first part discusses the old personal computers of the 1970s-1990s (Apple, Commodore, Tandy, IBM, Atari, Sinclair, ColecoVision, Osborne, Kaypro and GRiD) while the second part discusses the high-end (and costly) UNIX workstations of the 1990s and early 2000s (SUN, Tadpole, SGI, DEC, NeXT and HP).