Day: September 22, 2018

NASA Shows Off Its Big Computer In 1986 — Hackaday

Sometimes it is hard to remember just how far computers have come in the last three or four decades. An old NASA video (see below) has been restored with better sound and video recently that shows what passed for a giant computer in 1986. The Cray 2 runs at 250 MHz and had two gigabytes of memory (256 megabytes of million 64-bit words). Despite … Read More NASA Shows Off Its Big Computer In 1986 — Hackaday