March 18, 2012 scottcjones

As a regular reader of Computer Land magazine, I was aware of the fact that I would need to learn a special programming language called “machine language” in order to make/program my videogame about baby sea turtles being attacked by dingoes and vultures. The idea of learning this cryptic, new language–a language that purportedly could make computers do anything you wanted them to do; a language that only the most elite readers of Computer Land magazine could speak–was, of course, very enticing to me.  (more…)