Following on from my previous post discussing my magazine cover disc collection, I've been poring over a bunch of early CDs and came across a couple of gems I'd forgotten I had; Mac Selection volumes 6 and 7!
Whilst it’s loads of fun tinkering with old Mac computers and playing old games, the experience is inherently in the abstract; it’s 2018 and we’re doing this stuff decades after the fact. But there are ways to immerse ourselves more fully in the moment.
Well, it's been a while since my last substantive article so I thought I'd scan and upload some decades old Apple marketing literature!
Because inclusivity starts at your start up screen!
You’ve got a vintage Macintosh and some games on floppy but you want more! From where, I hear you cry! From the web, of course!
I've waxed lyrical recently about the value of software preservation, particularly the preservation of software from floppy disks, and had a chance to put my philosophy to the test when a cry for help went up in a Macintosh group on Facebook.
So, my previous article raised a few heckles here and there but I did learn something interesting regarding Disk Copy.
I've been mulling lately on how to best preserve Mac software that's tucked away on floppy disks, and I've got some thoughts to share.
Every vintage Apple Mac enthusiast knows the importance of having a stockpile of key software to call upon when refurbishing or maintaining their collection. Well, here's an off-the-shelf solution that'll answer the prayers of many of us.
Sometimes, creative men (and women!) have vision that is utterly unlike anything their peers have produced before, or since. Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce you to Peter Small and How God Makes God.
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