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GeneralWhy was everything more fun 40 years ago? Pin
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I have been reading electronics magazines from the late 1970s and early 1980s. I had some of the issues and always wanted to read the articles in the issues I missed. Besides those which are relevant to my (then and now) interests, there are many more articles which promise lots of tinkering and fun.

Examples?
Build yourself a modem and get your box online.[^]
The parts list for the modem includes lumber and a tennis ball. Smile | :)

Build a robot. With arms and sensors, not just a little toy.[^]
Now, where did I see such a robot before?

Build a raceway video game console.[^]
These games on a chip obviously were popular at the time. Somewhere in the same issue there is an ad for a similar tanks viedeo game chip and there probably were even more. It cost something like $5.95, not much even in 1980.

What computer to get if you want to learn all about microprocessors.[^]

In the same issue: Computer control for the robot![^]
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.

His last invention was an evil Lasagna. It didn't kill anyone, and it actually tasted pretty good.

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