February 1, 2021 - Hammondsport Mac Users Group

ATTENDING : Tom B, Al J, Jim W, John M, Sandi S, Bill M, Jeannette F, Larry T, Russ C.


Watch 1984 Apple Super Bowl Ad (1 Min)

Introducing the Macintosh computer


SPECS: see video (26min)
Introduced : January 1984
Discontinued : October 1985
CPU : Motorola 68000 running at 8 MHz
CPU Data Bus : 32-bit
RAM : 128 Kb (not expandable)
Disks : One 400k single-sided 3.5in floppy drive
Video : Internal 9 " B&W monitor, 512x342 resolution
Supported MacOS System:1.0 to 3.3
Price: $2495 (2021 dollars = $6255)


Google - origin of name and purpose

"Don't be evil" is Google's company slogan


Gaslighting - Definition: a tactic in which a person or entity, in order to gain more power, makes a victim question their reality.

1940 Movie - Gaslight - a man attempts to cause his wife to question her own sanity

Psychology Today article - signs of gaslighting


Fact Checking - early websites such as Snopes and TruthorFiction have agendas too


Wikipedia - who are the real editors?
(listen to Sharyl Attkisson podcast)


View actual historical screenshots of over 525 billion web pages from past 20 years.

Search for webpage on Wayback Machine

Watch video feature on Wayback Machine



Mozilla - type 'about:mozilla' into a Firefox URL window to see what comes up



1984 - novel by George Orwell (1949) - Winston Smith - main character works in the Ministry of Truth where he is in charge of disappearing history down memory holes and rewriting facts to match current state truths






BIG TECH CENSORSHIP - Part 1 (9 min)

BIG TECH CENSORSHIP - Part 2 (8 min)

(about Sharyl Attkisson/Full Measure)


Google Threatens to Cancel Australia



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