Due to increasing personal health issues this year, and commitments as sole carer of my elderly, disabled mother, I have reluctantly decided to close Retro Computing News, effective immediately, as I no longer feel able to do it justice.
That doesn’t mean the site will disappear; it will remain online as a hopefully still useful, if outdated, retro resource. It will simply not be updated in future. The Facebook page will also remain.
I hope to continue writing on retro topics occasionally, and have a couple of other current writing commitments which I am aiming to complete before taking a long rest. Hopefully I will be able to do other things like this in future, but not for some time I think.
Thank you, dear readers and followers, for your interest over the years. Running this site has been a pleasure, and I have met many wonderful people as a result.
Today we’re at the Recursion 2017 computer science fair, which is held every year at King Edward VI School in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. And this post is being edited and uploaded live from the fair!
Apart from having a great affinity with educational computing the school just happens to be the school which William Shakespeare studied at in his early years!
Apart from the cracking educational computing and maker exhibits at Recursion, there’s a fantastic range of exhibits and activities for retro gaming and retro computing fans.
In fact, this post is being typed in between the Retro Computing Museum section and a load of other retro displays, anything from Acorn to Amiga, Sinclair to Commodore or AROS to RISCOS. There’s even a digital planetarium, robotics and much more!