If you like bizarre and unusual, you may want to watch Maniac, a Sci-Fi mini-series on Netflix created by Cary Joji Fukunaga and Patrick Somerville. The cast is brilliant and Jonah Hill (Owen Milgrim), Sonoya Mizuno (Dr. Fujita) and Emma Stone (Annie Landsberg) deliver a performance that adds to the show’s bizarreness. But to us, computer & code spotters, it is a vintage delight! I could spot in the first four episodes, a Compaq Deskpro 386, an Osborne 1, a bunch of dumb vintage terminals, a Sun Microsystems storage system, a Data General Eclipse and a Digital PDP-8/1 ExA! The production team added for the fun an Etch a Sketch and an odd head sensor built out of CPU heatsink and DB-50 connector. I will update you as I spot new systems or code. Stay tuned.

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