25 June 2012 @ 04:25 pm
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corridor7fcorridor7f on June 25th, 2012 01:44 pm (UTC)
I love the mutton chops and bolo tie.
Jim Carusojasonbeast on June 25th, 2012 02:09 pm (UTC)
That was Asimov's standard look for decades.
donnalee_kissdonnalee_kiss on June 25th, 2012 08:38 pm (UTC)
I miss old Isaac.....*sigh* I'm getting old, all my authors growing up are dead.
Jim Carusojasonbeast on June 25th, 2012 08:44 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I'm right there with ya :(
Just "Lynx" is fine :Ddaniela_lynx on June 25th, 2012 02:10 pm (UTC)
The Great Enabler: kid stares uprick_day on June 25th, 2012 03:19 pm (UTC)
But where do the Headphones plug in? Huh, Issac? Huh?
MantridDronemantriddrone on June 25th, 2012 03:54 pm (UTC)
pocket calculator surely?
Amethyst Citrineamethystcitrine on June 25th, 2012 05:26 pm (UTC)
Christine: Spockneuralclone on June 26th, 2012 12:10 am (UTC)
*sigh* I'm old enough to remember when pocket calculators really *were* cutting edge technology, along with marvels like digital watches. %-} I wonder how people thirty or forty years in the future will view the technology of today?

(I love the ad btw. Isaac Asimov has my Inner Nerd happily squeeing!)
Estelethestelwen on June 26th, 2012 12:39 am (UTC)
I read Asimov's explanation for this - he got given a Radio Shack computer as a gift or something, liked it, and agreed to do ads for them when asked.

Basically - it did what he wanted (help him keep his writings), and he was happy to say so publicly.

Kind of funny, really.
Ejia Arath: It's just a ball of dust.ejia_arath03 on June 26th, 2012 02:59 am (UTC)
Asimov's mutton chops were epic!
Furnace Chantfurnacechant on June 26th, 2012 05:09 am (UTC)
My parents had the desktop TRS-80 and I wrote my first lines of Basic code on it at age 3. I miss when Radio Shack had all sorts of educational kit toys, that was the most fun I had in early childhood. We need to bring that kind of stuff back.
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