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Barry MatthiasOpen LMS team
Client Support Engineer
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What was your first computer?

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My first PC was an Intel Pentium 1, with 1GB of hardrive in a time when a computer you build on your own was called a "clone". Once I started with it, never consider anything else and I build my own PCs 馃敟 #pcMasterRace

Jo James
Coordinator of Technology-Enhanced Learning, Isohtermal CC

Looking waaaay back in history, my first "computer" was a dumb terminal hooked into a Prime. First PC was a TRS 80 (we called it the Trash 80). 聽Whoo hoo! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRS-8022

Brad R KochProduct Team
Vice President Product Management

My first computer, being used in business was a Kaypro 2X. 聽It was dual floppy semi-portable computer that ran CPM as the operating system. 聽

Sturdy, pre-mouse computer...
Sturdy, pre-mouse computer...
Allen R Way
Trainer and Designer

Mine was a Commodore PET. 16K Ram, external tape drive.

Commodore PET
Commodore PET
Mike ChynowethOpen LMS team
Open LMS Configuration Consultant

My first computer was a Commodore 64, too, that I shared with my cousins. Fun times for sure!

Sam ChaffeeOpen LMS team
Sr Manager, Open LMS Engineering

My first computer was a TI-99/4A25. I think it was handed down from a cousin and he helped me write my first computer programs in BASIC on it.

IBM PS/2. 聽This was right before OS2 Warp came out. 聽It had 100MB of hard drive. 聽who could ever need more, right? 聽

Miles Exner
Learning Technology Developer

The first computer that was my own was a state-of-the-art audio workstation:

  • 486SX 25Mhz with 4mb RAM
  • Sound Blaster Pro card with 1mb RAM and MIDI ports
  • 1x CD-ROM drive

First real computer of my very own was my sweet Commodore 64. Oh man the times we had.聽

Summer PerkinsOLMS Workshop Excellence
Coordinator of Online Learning & Technology

I don't remember the exact specs but it was a Gateway back in the mid to late 90's. I will never forget seeing that huge cow patterned box sitting in my living room floor.聽