I was 16 or 17 in high school about 1967 when I bought a book on programming Fortran IV.
A fellow student helped me steal time on a Univac 1107 that was jointly owned by NASA, Sperry Rand and the University of Alabama. It was a Saturday and the only other person using the computer was a NASA guy debugging a program to optimize the trajectory of the Saturn V moon rocket.
About every half hour, his program would crash and we would get a few seconds on the machine to run our little program

Well, I've joined. Now I guess I can start trying to figure out what to do with this thing.


This instance is (hopefully) about art, creativity, critical thinking, fun, travel, camping, renovation, coding and diy.