The U.S, Army Presents Microcomputers: Application Software


This video from the 80s reminds me just how magical a time it was for computer users. Now it might seem laughable now, but this was pretty good for a PC back in 1985 and certainly would have been useful as a learning tool. Now of course it serves only to entertain and boy does it, right up till the end.

The egotistical disc-based host, the Beret wearing Mr. Program, really ends the show on a sour note. Basically rubbing his superiority in our uneducated non-digital faces. What a jerk.

This movie was made on a Mindset using GW-BASIC.


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