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Wahoo1186

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Yes to Algol and the Burroughs 5500 but it was in Gilmer Hall. Either


The Burroughs moved or physics did. Once I learned Algol, Fortran seemed so limiting.

(In response to this post by NJHoo)

Posted: 04/09/2020 at 2:17PM



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