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I wouldn't call it the worst, but it might have been the hardest thing I've done. In college, I had a class in analog control systems - the instructor was the lead engineer for the Phalanx Close-In-Weapon-System (CIWS) at General Dynamics, and was known for giving students exams that were based on real world problems with that system. At the time I had a HP-67 calculator, the one that could read and write programs from and to a magnetic tape that was fed by a tiny motor in the calculator. In preparation for the Final exam, my friend Bob Lanza and I spent an entire weekend - fueled by pizza, beer, and copious amounts of coffee - wrote a program for the calculator that could determine the roots of a 20th order differential equation. Thanks to that effort, we both passed, and the US Navy got a reliable weapon system.

In retrospect, that was more fun than writing an OS and Assembler for the Altair 8800...
Will Rogers never met me.

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