In the 1980s, RISC was the future. By the early 2000s, it was the past. And now it's the future again.
In a 2019 blog post, I explored a SPARC-based laptop from the 1990s running Solaris UNIX. In this post, I run through a teardown of the laptop to explore its hardware design.
The best drama set amidst the backdrop of the computer revolution.
The last UNIX giant of the 90s is now dead.
This post is all about Cray computers.
The Canadian government flew the top 125 students out to Calgary for Canada's 125th anniversary. I was one of them.
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).