My last purchase on eBay

January 8, 2009 · Filed Under Babel fish, Retrocomputing · 5 Comments 

Babel fish - A mental interface between Sir Arthur's sensibility and the events from the outer world. And for all the rest, tooIt was since a long, long time that I didn’t join in the eBay virtual marketplace, and though I don’t frankly know how during the end-of-year holidays I’ve felt a vague desire to return back and make some purchases. Such desire has coupled with the evocation of memories on one of the first PCs I’ve ever seen in action in my life, maybe not the first and surely not the first I’ve got, nevertheless the Olivetti Prodest PC1 has been the system that transferred me this strange disease that makes you love machines made of metal and bits that is personal computing.

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