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November 23, 2007

Quite pessimistic

srikanth @ 11:04 am, GMT +0000 ( 1195815865 ) Play

Connect the images to one of the greatest geek culture icons of all time.

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Cracked by: teju, VikraM, prasanth, udupendra, Mahesh, Madan, Gammafunction, Shreyas, Biki, sidsen, and nisha’s thambi.

Answer: The signature on top makes it a bit obvious, but it was intentional.  These are machine code listings from Mel Kaye, who used to code on an LGP30 in the Royal McBee computer corporation. The “Real programmers” series of messages/memes originated from the hacks that this guy used to pull off. See “The story of mel” on the jargon file for more info :)

15 Responses to “Quite pessimistic”

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