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The Lost History of Socialism’s DIY Computer

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By Michael Eby. Published 02/08/20. Permalink.

This is a charming story of how Yugoslavia bootstrapped its own PC industry – open source, assembled at home, 4kb memory – and established a proto-internet involving DJ transmissions and cassettes. You can see why Galaksijas pass hands for thousands of dollars these days, which of course just makes for more melancholia.

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