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You do have to admit that learning to use a slide rule is a hell of a lot easier than learning to program in most languages.

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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri May 13th, 2016 at 10:12:54 PM EST
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I wouldn't know. I was just barely young enough that, although I played with elder siblings' slide rules, I never learned to use one properly.
Technology is good. I don't miss fountain pens either.

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by eurogreen on Sat May 14th, 2016 at 06:40:45 PM EST
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... and I was just barely old enough to learn to program in high school.

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by eurogreen on Sat May 14th, 2016 at 06:41:49 PM EST
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