Coincidentally my school got a Dartmouth BASIC teletype terminal to a nearby college computer within months of The LIFE article in Scientific American. So that became my first computer project. The display was an printed array of asterisks or blanks. At 110 baud or ten characters a second I recall the display was slower than the kilo-op computer. Five years later that was our term project in the MIT Digital Computer Lab. My partner built the rule engine out of TTL gates. I built the display from timed dots on an oscilloscope. Pixel graphics were still five years in the future. TTL was so fast even then that we had slow down the system to see the output. The lab only had a limited number of $100 one-kilobyte RAM, so we had to share them among projects.