Technical Difficulties with Dr. Drang [Link]

October 29, 2014 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

Talking to Dr. Drang is always a treat. In the latest episode of Technical Difficulties, the good doctor walks down memory lane and shares how he got started with computers. He shared some terrific stuff and the show notes are full of great images he provided.

If you want more info about the delay with this episode, then check Erik's post. Short version is that good notes take time, especially about topics outside of our own era.

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