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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Hey, DEC folks - did you know PDP-11s are still being used in nuclear power plants?

The PDP-11, perhaps Digital Equipment Corp.'s best-known computer, may have peaked three decades ago and hasn't been made since the early 1990s, but it is still powering GE nuclear power-plant robots and will do for another 37 years, as I learned from Slashdot.

Here's a quick slideshow of DEC history from Boston.com.