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user-inactivated  ·  2899 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The code that took America to the moon was just published to GitHub, and it’s like a 1960s time capsule

The Smithsonian had a kick ass exhibit on this computer in the LEM about 20 years ago when I got the chance to go there. The whole thing was braided wire and iron cores for RAM, no hard drives, everything was physical. This page has a picture of the memory core of the thing.