Tektronix terminals and terminals in general (Re: CDC 6600 - Why so awesome?)

emanuel stiebler emu at e-bbes.com
Fri Jun 24 09:50:28 CDT 2016

On 2016-06-24 08:23, Swift Griggs wrote:
> However, I think most folks these days would faint if they were forced to
> work on a terminal.

Just don't tell them, that they do ;-)

If you really think about it, the terminals just got faster and
got more colors. (and you call them smartphone, thin clinet, tablet, win 
PC, ...)
a.) most data is somewhere in the cloud (before it was called mainframe)
b.) a lot of applications are running in the cloud (before, mainframe)
c.) you connect now via wireless internet (before: modem)
d.) ...

So, just Emperor's new clothes ;-)

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