Interesting topic on Slashdot Is Object-Oriented Programming a Trillion Dollar Disaster? The above topic concerns this article Object-Oriented Programming — The Trillion Dollar Disaster I am not a OOP programmer and I don’t play one on TV. I tried it at a very basic level while looking into C++ and Java. So I have looked …

New (to me) computer

Trying to figure out what to do with a free computer I got about a month ago (see June 15th). Perhaps first install Ubuntu server. Then use it for… NextCloud server Kodi Media server Plex Media server Today I’m leaning towards the Plex option!

Super Nova

Pushing the TRS-80’s limits. The instructions from 1980 say “Super Nova is a fast-paced real-time game for one or two players. It is written in machine language which assures high quality and high speed graphics” Here is a video of it running in demo mode in the TRS-80 emulator on my Linux desktop. http://www.billslittlewebsite.com/images/SuperNova.mp4

Star Trek

While not exactly a visual feast for the eyes…Star Trek was a great game in it’s day. The TRS-80 version played nearly identical to the one running on my school’s DEC PDP 11 minicomputer!