An auto shop in Poland is using a 34-year-old Commodore 64 to run its business

The next time you shell out over $600 for the latest iPhone or MacBook Air, take note of the fact that Blade Runner-era technology (mid-80s for all you sci-fi illiterates) is still good enough for some folks.

Case in point: an auto-repair shop in Gdansk, Poland, which uses a 1982 Commodore 64 computer to run its business. Although the brand was discontinued in 1994, this particular artifact lasted long enough to still be going strong in 2016.

Posting on their Facebook page, Commodore USA is quite proud of its product’s longevity, mentioning that it’s been in operation at the shop for over 25 years.

“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…”


From Sploid:

To be sure, small businesses around the world often use technology that’s a bit more outdated than what the rest of us use in our daily lives but damn, flexing a Commodore 64 for work in a time when babies are given smartphones before pacifiers is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

Agreed. And it’s SO Bladerunneresque.


 [Sploid] Featured image via Commodore USA

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