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Alumnus remembers the days of teletype terminals and punched cards

In 1971 this card punch was state-of-the-art technology. Photo by the University of Regina Photography Department.

Submitted by:
Nigel Salway
Alumnus, Department of Computer Science
B.Sc. 1979
(Originally published on 10 December 2010 in Your Official U of R blog)

I started at the U of R in fall of 1974.  Although I was not initially enrolled in computer science, I took CS200 in the 75W semester. This class was an introduction to computer programming. Students were required to write some short assembler programs and then a number of Fortran programs. The programs were all run on the XEROX Sigma-9 computer.

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