Slow and pathetic by today’s standards, it provided fun entertainment. After years away we returned to a teaching positions and new computers in every classroom. Yes, there was just one for teacher use only, but it was handy for word processing, communication, and research.
In June of that year I shook with trepidation as I unhooked all the connecting lines and dismantled the array so that my new device could be stored for the summer. One student recognized my fear and offered to assist me and then he returned in August for reassembling the miles of wire leading to an assortment of contraptions.