Month: May 2012

  • Go to 1982

    Computer enthusiasts from Slovenia are exhibiting the vintage computer systems and mainframes, which will be visible at the National Museum for Contemporary History in Ljubljana. The collection will be opened on 29th of May 2012 and will last until February 2013. Read more at GOTO 1982 website.

  • VAX revival

    I am into Retrocomputing. Recently I took an interest in searching for available GNU/Linux distribution for VAX systems. VAX was an instruction set architecture (ISA) developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) in the mid-1970s. A 32-bit complex instruction set computer (CISC) ISA, it was designed to extend or replace DEC’s various Programmed Data Processor (PDP) ISAs. The…

  • May 4th, International Day Against DRM

    International Day Against DRM –  While DRM has largely been defeated in downloaded music, it is a growing problem in the area of ebooks, where people have had their books restricted so they can’t freely loan, re-sell or donate them, read them without being tracked, or move them to a new device without re-purchasing all of them.…