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by Vitasam
Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: What would be the ultimate calculator in 2017?
Replies: 102
Views: 18513

Re: What would be the ultimate calculator in 2017?

Anyway, all this chat just convinces me that the ultimate imaginary pocket computer in 2017 would be a DM42* that runs python (or similar). I tend to agree about DM42. But maybe not with a Python, but Lua? function fact (n) if n==0 then return 1 else return n * (fact(n-1)) end end print ("enter a n...
by Vitasam
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: What would be the ultimate calculator in 2017?
Replies: 102
Views: 18513

Re: What would be the ultimate calculator in 2017?

In my imagination the device would look, feel and function the same as a HP42s/DM42. But it could run programs created using modern languages, i.e. press [assignable program button 1], and it'll run, say, 'python3 mort.py', or 'go run amlprog.go'. The HP Prime probably isn't too far from what you'r...
by Vitasam
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: OFFIMG library
Topic: A few to get you started
Replies: 82
Views: 15656

Re: A few to get you started

In 1985 a Soviet science fiction author Mikhail Georgievich Pukhov (1944 - 1995) wrote a novel Returning to the Earth . The novel instantly gained popularity, because it was a very first of its kind novel in USSR where an interesting space fiction plot was combined with a set of simple programs for ...