Wild romance redux

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My journey from child programmer to adult concerned about where the next generation of child programmers might come from, mostly told in pictures

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  • 1. Wild Romance A Tale of Digital PassionSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 2. prologue pre-1981 computers were for technicians post-1990 computers were for professionals but in the 1980s they belonged to childrenSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 3. i. in the beginningSaturday, 6 April 2013
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  • 8. colourful graphicsSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 9. low-fi soundSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 10. cheap offline storageSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 11. system in ROMSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 12. booted into BASICSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 13. ii. words & picturesSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 14. Elric sent his mind into twisting tunnels of logic, across endless plains of ideas, through mountains of symbolism and endless universes of alternate truths; he sent his mind out further and further and as it went he sent with it the words [...] words that few of his contemporaries would understand... - Elric of Melnibon, Michael MoorcockSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 15. I love BASICSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 16. simple but powerfulSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 17. looks a bit like EnglishSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 18. easy to think aboutSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 19. not an operating systemSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 20. but fakes it wellSaturday, 6 April 2013
  • 21. and I wrote this with it...Saturday, 6 April 2013
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  • 23. iii. lets get seriousSaturday, 6 April 2013
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  • 26. iv. hackers & gamersSaturday, 6 April 2013
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  • 30. v. teach the childrenSaturday, 6 April 2013
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  • 35. vi. hackety hack hackSaturday, 6 April 2013
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  • 38. vii. raspberry + pi?Saturday, 6 April 2013
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