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System Lockup Stumps Engineer

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Battar
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Battar   7/23/2014 10:29:14 AM
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Quote - " I went out for lunch with the only sympathetic character around -- a junior computer technician about my age. Over lunch I admired his company Mercedes".

When I was a 20 year old computer technician (working on PDP-11s' and VAX 750s), there was no such thing as a "company Mercedes". My boss (actually, my commanding officer) had a Peugeot 104. 

I had a bicycle.

Must have been fun working for IBM in those days.

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99guspuppet   7/23/2014 11:28:28 AM
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Alastair

 

Nice to hear you are pursuing the advancement of education.

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