I've assembled some notes from old manuals and other sources
on the formats used for on-disk file systems through the
Additional notes, comments on style, and whatnot are welcome.
(It may be sensible to send anything in the last two categories
directly to me, rather than to the whole list.)
I fear a sad part of this slide show is that many of us remember and were
part of it all. Some of us programmed these machines (I admit that I
still have some of these pieces in my basement). I was disappointed they
did not show a "stinger tap." The picture of the Alto shows the first mouse
– the Hawley Labs mechanical mouse (which I miss for its feel). Check out
the picture of the first Cisco router using Intel Multibus (with a Motorola
68k in it) looking so awkward.