By jasperson
Nov 22, 2009
  1. My name is Jack and I have just joined techspot. I am retired from the aerospace industry after many years. When I was discharged from the Airforce I did interview for a job with the first digitial computer ever built at St Paul Mn. I forgot the name of the company but that was in 1954. It filled a room as big as a warehouse. It had banks and banks of racks of diode tubes and flexawriter for IO. I didn't get the job. My first computer was the Apollo guidance computer which I as primarily a hardware engineer,but I did write several diagnostic programs for it. We had only 11 instructions to deal with. Later I started working with automatic test equipment for the A7 aircraflt equipment. They used Basic and atlas as programming languages. Now I just do programming for my own use and use only Turbo basic as my language.
  2. B00kWyrm

    B00kWyrm TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,436   +37

    Hello Jack :wave:

    I am not a mod, but
    Welcome to [​IMG] :grinthumb

    When I arrived, one of the Mods welcomed me with these helpful hints.

    You should read how to post a new thread in this Guide.

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    To access technical support you may go to the Forums.

    Many users like to post system specs in their Profile.
    System Specs are always helpful when you seek support, (see the first two suggestions).
    And helpers may ask that you post some of your specs in your thread.

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    Enjoy your Stay :)
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