On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 2:40 AM, Hope Less<iisca / live.com> wrote:
> - Rick D.
> Just like I pictured Eleanor to be a dude, I imagined you to be in your
> 20ies. Unlike Eleanor's case, this might be flattering, though. Because,
> one day, I visit your profile on workingwithrails.com, and boom! goes my
> bubble. You're old - probably could be my grandpa! So, what was it like
> to be a programmer before WWII? Had electricity even been invented at
> that time? Or did you have hamsters (or nerds) on wheels to power your
> computers?

When I was a kid  I had to put my abacus together every morning using
sticks and clay beads.

Now go finish your homework and then you can go out and play with your
friends. <G>


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Rick DeNatale

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