Losing Your Computer Virginity

John Kewley at Diverjency writes a great article about about using his first computer, a TI-99/4A from Texas Instruments.

The screen lit up and there it was. My first BASIC program. I typed ‘5 + 7′ and hit Enter. After a brief period of cogitation, the Texan hiccupped and splatted out ’12’. “Sweet Jesus,” I gasped.

Check out the rest of his site too, great stuff.