Monday, December 7, 2015

Is this the first academic slide presentation using an 8-bit computer since the 80's?

Who knows, but it was fun:


But my message is quite serious: By insulating new computer science and IT students from how computers really work, we may well be disadvantaging them, by preventing them from learning how a computer really works.  It's quite the same idea as starting a mechanic on a simple old car, instead of on a nuclear submarine: make the important details visible so that they can be learnt.