He runs a hacked version of CP/M on a DEC PDP-11 (on an upgraded Fonz-11 chipset) and a 300 baud modem for internet access. After being locked up for so long, he's had a hard time adjusting to all the newfangled gear running around.
Rumor has it the news of his setup emerged when he brought in a fried Qbus board to a local Radio Shack looking for some replacement ICs. Since it wasn't an RC car or Cell phone, he had to explain what the board was what it did. Alas, they had no ICs in stock.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.