March 19, 2023 | 21:23

Old Knowledge

This week, I found these treasures from the digital prehistoric times in a customer’s basement: The Nixdorf 8870 Quattro/451 with its real-time operating system and the “Workplace 80” as a terminal. Devices from Nixdorf were once in every bank and behind every ATM. Unfortunately, the fate of the company2 was sealed with the early death of the company founder Heinz Nixdorf3. Read more

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