Not a bad sized monitor, even by today's standards. A bit curvy for my liking, and of course only displaying green text is a bit of a drawback.
Not many home printers can print on paper that wide.
I like the last bit with teletype interface and the Fortran language, the computer will be easy to use...no mention of virtual folders, still Windows Vista isn't due till 2006 and that prediction is for 2004
Hmm I started with basic c+ oe something similar...I heard of fortran though
The wheel in my opinion has something to do with the steam engine that powers the whole thing, or to open up the water reservoir in the dome to flood the room if the nuclear reactor that powers the mighty computer has a meltdown.
Nope, it's a steering wheel (USA, so left hand drive!).
Impossible to see where you're going, over top of cabinet, so monitor is obviously for tv picture (like driving an SPV, in Captain Scarlet).
(Sperry-Rand manufactured the Univac, first ever "commercial" computer, which famously correctly predicted the 1952 Eisenhower presidential victory live on tv. After which, in 1960s sci-fi tv, computers were always banks of flashing lights and tape drives!).
Triple Dragon, Dreambox 8000, Echostar AD3000ip, TBS6522,6925,6983 PCie cards.
Gibertini 1.25m motorised dish driven by the AD3000, with either Inverto BU Quad or Norsat / XMW Ka LNBs . SMW 1.05m + 3 other dishes. Speccy: Promax HD Ranger+