I started with computers back in the early 1970's when a good knowledge of soldering and a steady hand was a pre-requisite. I still have my first 8080 S-100 CPU card that I wired myself and I take it out of its shoe box on occasion along with my whopping 2k ram card. I donated Inky, Blinky, & Nod (my first S-100 front panel) to a local computer museum many years ago but for some reason I could not part with my first floppy drive, an enormous Persci 277, single sided, single density, dual 8" drive. I remember thinking to myself “man I am never going to fill up this 77k of storage space”. I wrote my first program in COBOL in 1970, I still have the paper tape with the program on it somewhere around here.