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Comment: Re:Does This Make Sense? (Score 1) 318 318

Hydro-Quebec (wonder where that name comes from) generates most of its power using, guessed it, Hydro. We also had Gentilly which was a Candu nuclear plant (shut down in 2012). What's nice about that design is it can use waste fuel from other reactor types

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C...

Comment: Re:At the same time (Score 2) 323 323

"The Commodore, like the Apple ][, was a 6502 machine. Neither of these had anything to do with Microsoft, which was only working with the 8080 instruction set. "

Wrong on both counts. Commodore's BASIC interpreter was written by Microsoft. Apple's Applesoft was also written by Microsoft (albeit much slower than Integer BASIC).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A...

Integer BASIC is the one Woz wrote (by himself)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I...

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