Multitasking. In 1982.

“This video from back in 1982 explains the whole Blit Terminal multitasking and user interface approach.

Tutor in the video told that users could play “Asteroids” while their code was compiling, in all its monochrome green screen glory.

The video goes into detail about how the mouse worked, which is rather amusing today, but bear in mind the few people who would have seen one in 1982 were computer scientists.”

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