Retro Scan of the Week: “Student’s Guide to Computer Language”

July 24th, 2006 by Benj Edwards
Student's Guide to Computer Language

Here we have a handy BASIC-slanted guide to computer terminology (circa 1983) from an “educational” comic book titled Electronics, compliments of Tandy-Radio Shack (the “TRS” in “TRS-80”). Considering the source of this publication, I have a strange feeling that the definition for “Information Retrieval System” might be a little suspect…

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6 Responses to “Retro Scan of the Week: “Student’s Guide to Computer Language””

  1. gnome Says:

    Brilliant! Ah, yes, a “floppy” disk… Those were the days my friend, back when BASIC programming was enough to create an impressive game..


  2. Sharktar Says:

    I remember when my older brother could program ripoff games for fun. Those were days before years…

  3. gnome Says:

    Yes..the day of the listing… Much more interesting me thinks.

  4. gnome Says:

    Oh, and just one more question… Did you get my mail?


  5. RedWolf Says:

    Yep, sorry.. just replied now!

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