The importance of a good programming UI

A project log for Hardware assembler / EMUI

Early computer designers were cheap masochists. This front panel is much better yet could have been made 50 years ago !

Yann Guidon / YGDESYann Guidon / YGDES 11/17/2019 at 18:310 Comments

Congrats to the team that brought unics v.0 back to life on one of the last working PDP-7s !

We can see one engineer struggling with all the toggle switches of the front panel... Binary is for the computers !

Why did our predecessors have to suffer these interfaces ?