Sysadmin tales: Take a look back at an old school IT prank

Sysadmin tales Take a look back at an old school IT prank.

In the Age of IT Innocence things and practical jokes were much simpler. Take five minutes to kick it 8220old school8221 with this stone age prank. Rick GreeneWed 10282020 at 313am.

8220Apple IIe Living Computer Museum amp Labs Seattle8221 by mattk1979is licensed underCC BY-SA 2.0.

Set your Wayback Machine to the early 80s. Disco was dead and gone pop rock was making waves and consumer computers were available enough that some schools started figuring out that teaching computers was something they should do.

My school was one of thosethelovely Manheim Township High School in Neffsville PA. A classroom was repurposed as a computer lab as the prior computer area was barely larger than a closet and only had fourterminals connected to some type of 8220miniframe8221computer with one Apple II computer on a rollingcart.

...

Read Full Post

News Link: https://www.linux.com/news/sysadmin-tales-take-a-look-back-at-an-old-school-it-prank/.
RSS Link: https://www.linux.com/feed/.

Linux Chatter is a news aggregator service that curates some of the best Linux, Cloud, Technical Guides, Hardware and Security news. We display just enough content from the original post to spark your interest. If you like the topic, then click on the 'read full post' button to visit the author's website. Use Linux Chatter to find content from amazing authors!

Note: The content provided has been modified and is not displayed as intended by the author. Any trademarks, copyrights and rights remain with the source.

Disclaimer: Linux Chatter sources content from RSS feeds and personal content submissions. The views and opinions expressed in these articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Linux Chatter.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.