Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Location:5421 Wean Hall
Speaker:Introducing the X68000: Japan's 16-bit Beast http://cmucc.org/talks/
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In 1987, Sharp released the most powerful 16-bit home computer of all time: the X68000. Powerful hardware and great developer support made it a gamer's dream machine all the way into the mid-1990s. Join us to explore the story of this incredible piece of hardware that sadly never made it out of Japan.
Have you ever wondered how fast inverse square root works, wanted to learn a bit of computing history, or craved the thrill of learning a new language again, but didn't know where to start looking? Look no further! Whether you're a hacking veteran or a newfound computer lover, there's something for you in Computer Club's Spring 2016 weekly talk series, so swing on by!
The talksl take place every Wednesday starting at 8:00 PM in Wean 5421 throughout the semester.
Sponsored by Green Hills Software.