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MLP: Elite

Via hmw26's exceedingly funky blog, a discussion of extracts from a new book about Elite, published in the Gruaniad.

Having previously discovered that there are several people reading this who may be interested, I thought I'd pass this gem on.

To be honest, I think I'm not going to rush out and buy the book; I'd guess that anyone who's interested in this kind of thing is not going to find much novelty in the story of the making of Elite. What fascinates me about the article is the way it goes to such pains to explain that there was a world before the GUI.

Now, I was born a few days before 1979, and thus it occurs to me that I may actually be the youngest person in the world who remembers the 80s! It's a slightly scary concept that books are being marketed at an audience of people younger than me. Or perhaps it's simply that it's marketed at people my age who are *cough* somewhat less geeky than I am...
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