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Streamlined

Back when I was getting involved in computer graphics, which was shortly after the American Civil War, I was trained in Burnsville, Minnesota on a workstation called the Dicomed D38. The machine was enormous, consisting of a small Textronix color monitor and keyboard under which the operator could position their legs. On the right side were¬†the guts of the machine, the circuit boards and 8″ floppy disk drives, about the size of a home dishwasher.