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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby Amimitl » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:20 am

I always liked his motto "Business is war".

He was a great man.

RIP, Jack
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby Frank B » Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:44 am

We'll never see anything like Jack again in the computer industry :(
RIP Jack. The ST was beautiful!
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby jkolak » Fri Apr 13, 2012 5:33 am

It is sad to see the end of an era. Both the 8-bit and TOS lines were truly special. While we may have more powerful computers today, I don't think they are as good as they would have been had Atari won the PC wars and had today's technology with Atari design philosophy and efficiency.

Time/Techland has this tribute article:

http://techland.time.com/2012/04/09/imp ... -1928-2011
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby charles » Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:34 pm

atari is my lifestyle,not a hobby.
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby lp » Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:57 pm

Finding this thread a bit late, my computer went down. Anyway, sad news. If not for Jack I would have some other hobby no doubt.
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby CGM » Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:55 pm

Jack Tramiel, i knew you and i meet you several times on CBIT in Hanover... long time ago...

R.I.P Jack...



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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby calimero » Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:54 pm

Revision 2013 - Die Geschichte von Commodore

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwRpaUxHN48

unfortunately in German. but it is one detailed talka about Jacks life!!

I hope someone will be kind to make english translation!
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby jkolak » Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:47 am

calimero wrote:
unfortunately in German. but it is one detailed talka about Jacks life!!

I hope someone will be kind to make english translation!


On the YouTube video window click the "CC" icon and "Translate Captions"
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby calimero » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:10 am

^ I did. Did you??

It is unusable!

No wonder when there is no writen close caption but google first need to make text from audio and only then to translate to english! Even only writen caption in german would greatly help!
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby jkolak » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:22 am

calimero wrote:^ I did. Did you??

It is unusable!

No wonder when there is no writen close caption but google first need to make text from audio and only then to translate to english! Even only writen caption in german would greatly help!


Worked great for me. First turn on captions, then pick "English".
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby calimero » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:34 am

I did that but still 50% of translation is incorrect!
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby jkolak » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:43 am

calimero wrote:I did that but still 50% of translation is incorrect!


Oh! That's Google translation for you! You have to look at what is trying to say!
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby calimero » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:54 am

jkolak wrote:
calimero wrote:I did that but still 50% of translation is incorrect!


Oh! That's Google translation for you! You have to look at what is trying to say!

:) I did but still it would be nice if someone made english translation ;)
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby jkolak » Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:19 am

calimero wrote::) I did but still it would be nice if someone made english translation ;)


Oh! I nominate you! ;)
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby calimero » Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:54 am

^ thanks :)


another interesting link about Jack Tramiel:

Jack Tramiels home.

http://celebritycribs.info/own-the-home ... -64-built/


EDIT:

did you know that "Trzmiel" is "bumblebee" in polish!!! link Image :)
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby jkolak » Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:36 am

Nice find calimero! Thanks!
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby wongck » Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:39 am

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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby jkolak » Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:14 am

Nice. Interesting the map is so accurate as to put the pin right on the house.
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Re: Jack Tramiel has died :(

Postby Shredder11 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:52 pm

Nice and if you see SID tell him! * UK people over forty will get this joke *
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