|(Image of GT90 remote from Terapeak)|
To his credit, BTW, one engineer wasn't afraid to ask, "What's a DIP switch?" (DIP switches could be found in every PC or video game circuit board until the mid-1990's.) Such a basic part of electronics history was unknown to him, and he didn't need it at all to do his job well.
Fitzgerald's words popped into mind, though I know that was not the writer's intended meaning:
And then one fine morning—
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.