About “the Apple”. PKKP and ImageWriter. 1987-1988, USSR, Moscow

My first Mac was not personally mine. He was a socialist property. Moreover, he was not with us, and in the PDO (planning and control Department). Through the glass wall from us.

Macintosh Plus

It was a Macintosh Plus, with congenital megs of RAM. He stood on the pedestal of the 40-megabyte hard disk made by Apple Computer and the streamer, a specialized cassette recorder for backup, also from Apple.

During the working day to break into this Mac was impossible. On the glass wall of the PDO was a list (made in Excel version 1.04), which was painted, at what time and what service has the right to use this complex. It was vital information, schedule adhered to strictly. From 8:15 until 20:15, an hour for each of the blessings of service.

Macs in the enterprise had very little in our production – even just one. Only the most important and perilous service have access to this body… the Others were jealous, offers a variety of useful things (the main currency, of course, was the alcohol – but time machine on a Mac was quoted very high), for example, a jar of instant coffee from the order (the deficit!) or any parts, for an hour or two of using enemy equipment.

It was a miracle. People absolutely far from computer literacy, stopped in his strange man of the XXI century routine, after a short explanation of “experienced” colleagues, cheerfully and quickly stuffed the needed documents, build tables in Excel and even drew some diagrams in MacDraw. And famously kept all this in their folders.

Actually, Macs have not had to be, because the supply of 32-bit computing in the USSR was prohibited. The amendment of Jackson — Vanik, if I’m not mistaken. But we and some other places were and and Mac, and VAX/VMS (our main computational tool) and anything. And software many millions of dollars. For so…

A hundred pieces of 800-Kbyte floppy disks, one for Mac and, probably, we had everything in the world. Dark Castle, Ice Hockey, Poker, chess program could not always beat even our storiesdaddy-player.

Mac and and PC and a disaster of epic proportions

ASU has been allocated the last hour, and, as a rule, all the rest of the time, at least until 8:15 the next morning, too, was ours. So I miraculously met: 19:15 sat in front of the device and began to look for Help. Not found. The documentation was not there… And I sat down for it is not just, it was necessary to order additional equipment, which needed scheme of its use and we have requested the specifications.

I’m ashamed, but I myself, in 10 minutes, while waiting for “expert” and couldn’t understand a thing. After a five minute explanation, I’ve drawn the diagram, gradually inspired. The scheme was ready in about an hour, the specifications in half an hour, but I went home around midnight.

After some time, the management has to meet the aspirations of workers in an ink shop, and soon in the ACS, ASA, and elsewhere, appeared very beautiful IBM PC with a bunch of toys and color support. But the attempt of the workers to use this beauty for anything but the games failed miserably. In the PDO could not play.

PKKP (the personal computer for collective use) worked like before. In December, when the Mac was generally impossible to approach, no need to print annual reports and increased obligations, the worst happened. The printer broke down. Broken fatally. The roller on which the paper was scrolled and that knocked the needles of the printing mechanism, it was scary to watch.

In half a year he was completely worn out, but now it burst inward in a few places, and ceased to rotate. Gangster bullets. And yeah.

Before this event, for the past month or two, the paper on the cushion slipped, but the people guessed to put under her a few extra sheets, what some kind soul typed in MacWrite detailed user manual, printed it on the long-suffering printer and hung on the wall next to the schedule. But now no action could not help.

Well, some psycho in Cupertino could come up with that someone somewhere will every day to print almost a hundred pages! Gentle ImageWriter stood in this mode, one and a half years. Did good technique in those days…

The problem was solved. The user associated with another user, and then some more. With Cupertino, as I understand it, no one contacted. But new, relatively unknown printer replaced the old about a day after his death. Spare cylinders, of course, was not.

Of beauty (outer) Macs

In 1988, to my duties as Deputy chief of ASU added responsibility for all personal computers in the workplace. Once a week I was tortured, demanding to put “monuments of computerization” in the case and to wean clerks to bomb in Libya working time and the city a Nickel to the North of the USSR. First, time is the work, and equipment service. And second, unpatriotic, somehow, find out who, “who should” go. Nobody roared, the restructuring…

To use monuments happened, but it was no use to anyone. Not Mac!!!

Soon all of these IBM PC brought it back (about five, we managed to catch in ACU), and in return was paid out from the bounty of a couple of dozen Macs… One gave us, we chose the most powerful version. PKKP left PKKP, only now the client is provided for 2 hours at a more convenient time, and everywhere was a “maintenance window” for us.

And Macintosh Plus (first Mac in our production) and the Macintosh SE with a built-in disks 20 and 40 MB in all their glory, wonderful hung and “falling”, falling in the M68000 debugger, and then taken out dead dialogue with black-and-white, but very nice static bomb with a burning fuse…

That does not hurt to enjoy fellowship with these “ugly computers.”

Exactly, almost everyone I knew, believed and Plus, and SE… freaks. Here is the design of “Apple”!

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    I want to pass along some very important news that everyone needs to hear!

    In December of 2017, Donald Trump made history by recognizing Jerusalem as the captial of Israel Why is this big news? Because by this the Jewish people of Israel are now able to press forward in bringing about the Third Temple prophesied in the Bible

    The Jewish people deny Jesus as their Messiah and have stated that their Messiah has been identified and is waiting to be revealed They say this man will rule the world under a one world igion called spiritualism

    They even printed a coin to raise money for the Temple with Donald Trumps face on the front and with king Cyrus'(who built the second Temple) behind him On the back of the coin is an image of the third Temple

    The Bible says this false Messiah who seats himself in the Third Temple will be thee antichrist that will bring about the Great Tribulation, though the Jewish people believe he will bring about world peace It will be a false peace for a period of time You can watch interviews of Jewish Rabbi’s in Israel speaking of these things They have their plans set in place It is only years away!

    More importantly, the power that runs the world wants to put a RFID microchip in our body making us total slaves to them This chip matches perfectly with the Mark of the Beast in the Bible, more specifically Revelation 13:16-18:

    He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads, and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name

    Here is wisdom Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666

    Referring to the last days, this could only be speaking of a cashless society, which we have yet to see, but are heading towards Otherwise, we could still buy or sell without the mark amongst others if physical money was still currency RFID microchip implant technology will be the future of a one world cashless society containing digital currency It will be implanted in the right-hand or the forehead, and we cannot buy or sell without it! We must grow strong in Jesus AT ALL COSTS, DO NOT TAKE IT!

    Then a third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives his mark on his forehead or on his hand, he himself shall also drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out full strength into the cup of His indignation He shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name ” (Revelation 14:9-11)

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    I want to pass along some very important news that everyone needs to hear!

    In December of 2017, Donald Trump made history by recognizing Jerusalem as the captial of Israel Why is this big news? Because by this the Jewish people of Israel are now able to press forward in bringing about the Third Temple prophesied in the Bible

    Jewish Rabbis have publicly announced that their Messiah will be revealed in the coming years who will be a leader and spiritual guide to all nations, gathering all igions under the worship of one God They deny Jesus as their Messiah, and the Bible tells us this Jewish Messiah will be the counterfiet that will bring about a false peace, and ultimatley the great tribulation

    They even printed a coin to raise money for the Temple with Donald Trumps face on the front and with king Cyrus'(who built the second Temple) behind him On the back of the coin is an image of the third Temple

    More importantly, the power that runs the world wants to put a RFID microchip in our body making us total slaves to them This chip matches perfectly with the Mark of the Beast in the Bible, more specifically in Revelation 13:16-18:

    He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads, and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name

    Here is wisdom Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666

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    Then a third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives his mark on his forehead or on his hand, he himself shall also drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out full strength into the cup of His indignation He shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name” (Revelation 14:9-11)

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