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Pilot fish’s company is hired to install new PCs with AutoCAD for a customer that designs custom conveyor systems — a relatively simple job that’s taking much longer than it should.
And that’s not even because this is happening decades ago. “The customer used AutoCAD to design and check inventory on their mainframe for required parts, and order them if needed,” says fish.
“We installed the PCs with an add-on board that interfaced into the mainframe. We needed to configure each PC’s memory usage during boot to load software in a specific order to fit into the huge 512KB memory available during