J.A. Watson

I started working with what we called "analog computers" in aircraft maintenance with the United States Air Force in 1970. After finishing military service and returning to university, I was introduced to microprocessors and machine language programming on Intel 4040 processors. After that I also worked on, operated and programmed Digital Equipment Corporation PDP-8, PDP-11 (/45 and /70) and VAX minicomputers. I was involved with the first wave of Unix-based microcomputers, in the early '80s. I have been working in software development, operation, installation and support since then.

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Raspberry Pi and Raspbian, hands on

Christmas surprise - a tasty little Raspberry Pi (Type B). I heard all about it, but never actually touched one, so now I'm going to find out what it's really like

December 31, 2013 by J.A. Watson

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