The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Saturday, February 02, 2002

More cheese than ham

We should have gone to the International Map Fair instead. If anything, this year's Miami HAMFest was smaller and less thrilling than last year and that's saying something!

Outside the world of PCs, there were very few Macs for sale (one, a Mac laptop, didn't work) and a Sun SPARCStation 2 (but for $100, no thank you). Even worse, we only saw two (2!) PS/2 keyboards, and only one for sale seperately from a computer and even then, it had key caps missing (Mark picked that one up).

The only interesting things I picked up this year were a slide ruler and a 24-hour analog clock for the Computer Room.

Overall, a very disappointing year

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