Mailbag Time: More Q&A

Mailbag Time: More Q&A

Q) I recently read your What Ever Happened to Bits? article and found it very interesting. What I don’t fully understand, though, is why don’t we have a standard today to compare system performances? It may not have been accurate, but at least 8, 16 and 32-bit helped...
The Cabinet of Curiosities: Truckin’

The Cabinet of Curiosities: Truckin’

Kids these days don’t know how good they’ve got it. Why, back in the olden days, our programming was so rudimentary it was literally called BASIC. We didn’t have any of these fancy MMORPGs. No sir. When we wanted to play a video game we played things like Paper Boy,...