This Old Arse Commodore 64 Is Still Being Used To Run An Auto Shop In Poland

This Old Arse Commodore 64 Is Still Being Used To Run An Auto Shop In Poland
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Hell yeah.

We need to learn a lesson about needless consumerism from this auto repair shop in Gdansk, Poland. Because it still uses a Commodore 64 to run its operations. Yes, the same Commodore 64 released 34 years ago that clocked in at 1 MHz and had 64 kilobytes of RAM. It came out in 1982, was discontinued in 1994, but it’s still used to run a freaking company in 2016. That’s awesome.

To be sure, small businesses around the world often use technology that’s a bit more outdated than what the rest of us use in our daily lives, but damn, flexing a Commodore 64 for work in a time when babies are given smartphones before pacifiers is pretty damn bad arse.

Here’s what Commodore USA’s Facebook page wrote regarding the computer:

This C64C used by a small auto repair shop for balancing driveshafts has been working non-stop for over 25 years! And despite surviving a flood it is still going…

I know where I’m going if my car ever breaks down in Poland.