Flux Capacitor, Back to the Future, DeLorean, artistic creation by Massimiliano Ferrari

Flux Capacitor by Massimiliano Ferrari

🚀 Take a look at this incredible art project by Massimiliano Ferrari! 🎨✨ This is a replica of the Channeler Flow from Back to the Future. Congratulations to Massimiliano Ferrari for this extraordinary creation! 🕰️ 🎬 Back to the Future, directed by Robert Zemeckis, [...]

Pangea, Varese and province civic network, BBS, article cover

Pangea: the first Civic Network of Varese

Welcome back to www.valoroso.it, your portal dedicated to the fascination of the technological past. Today we will immerse ourselves in a fascinating journey through time, going back to the 90s, to discover the history of Pangea, the first civic network in the province of Varese. It was [...]

Varese Retrocomputing 2023, interview 6, article cover, Francesco Sblendorio, ValorosoIT

BBS, Minitel and Videotel in 2023?

Today we explore, with Francesco Sblendorio of RetroCampus, the timeless charm of Minitels and Videotels. Let's find out how these objects, aesthetically fascinating, were used to connect to services, book trips, and much more, anticipating some functions that we carry out today on [...]

Commodore Amiga, convertitore adattatore RGB - SCART, RGB to SCART, RGB-SCART, adattatore, cavo, copertina

RGB-SCART Video Adapter – for Commodore Amiga

If you are one of the fans of vintage computers, surely you know the Commodore Amiga: true masterpieces of computer history. These machines, launched in the late 80s and during the 90s, have won the hearts of numerous [...]

Carlo Santagostino, Retrocampus, AI, AI, artificial intelligence in video games, cover

Artificial Intelligence in Video Games

Welcome to this fascinating lecture through the history of artificial intelligence in video games, held by Carlo Santagostino. Over the decades, the integration of AI into video games has become a key element in delivering increasingly immersive and complex gaming experiences. In [...]

L'irresistibile fascino Commodore, libro di Lorenzo Vivarelli, storia dell'azienda che ha cambiato il mondo dell'informatica, L’ascesa della più amata società informatica e la sua caduta

The irresistible charm of Commodore

The world of computer science has known a leading figure, a pioneer who changed the course of the history of the industry. This man is Jack Tramiel, the genius behind the Commodore brand, whose fascinating story is told in a compelling way in the [...]

Varese Retrocomputing 2023, interview 4, article cover, Andrea Contato, Cabel Electronics of Curno (Bergamo), Mesaton Mesa 2

Cabel: the Italian epic of video games

The world of retrocomputers and video games is a real treasure trove of fascinating stories, and one of the events that allows you to discover these hidden stories is Varese Retrocomputing. In the 2023 edition, we had the privilege of immersing ourselves in the epic [...]

Varese Retrocomputing 2023, interview 3, article cover, Altair 8800, Commodore PET 2001, Apple II, Radio Shack TRS-80

Altair 8800 and the first personal computers

The Altair 8800 represents a fundamental chapter in the history of computer evolution. This extraordinary device, born in 1975 as a mounting kit, marked the beginning of an era in which computers became accessible to ordinary people, helping to define the [...]

modern accessories and games for Commodore, Commodore 64, Commodore 16, Mivar monitor, CRT TV, Varese Retrocomputing 2023, RetroPotenza table, Gerundo Retrogaming, Commodore, cover

Modern accessories and games for Commodore, with Vincenzo Bono

Welcome back to the ValorosoIT blog, your source of inspiration for everything related to retrocomputers and vintage electronics. In this first interview of a series, I take you on an exciting journey into the heart of Varese Retrocomputing 2023, a [...]

Varese Retrocomputing 2023, vintage computer exhibition, Tradate, Villa Truffini, Varese, Malpensa

Varese Retrocomputing is just around the corner

September 17th is just around the corner, and vintage computer enthusiasts will soon immerse themselves in the retro atmosphere of Varese Retrocomputing 2023! This event promises to take technology enthusiasts back in time, allowing them to relive the golden age of [...]

Varese Retrocomputing 2023, vintage computer exhibition, Tradate, Villa Truffini, Varese, Malpensa

Varese Retrocomputing 2023

Good morning to all vintage computer enthusiasts! You are cordially invited to Varese Retrocomputing 2023, an unmissable event to be held in Tradate, in the province of Varese, on September 17, 2023, from 10:00 to 18:00. The Varese Retrocomputing 2023 [...]

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Thank you!

Good morning Friends and thank you, together we have reached a new goal!
3000 subscribers on YouTube, 4500 followers on Instagram, 3600 members in the Facebook group and 1000 followers on TikTok!

Ctrl Alt Museum, Amedeo Valoroso, Davide Fornasiero, Alberto Fornasiero, Dino Baldi, cover, vintage computer museum in Pavia, Italy, typewriters, calculators, robots, comPVter

Ctrl+Alt Museum

Hello friends! Today I take you on a short but exciting journey to the Ctrl+Alt Museum in Pavia. Together with Davide and Alberto Fornasiero of the HistoryBit museum, we ventured into an unforgettable experience. From the moment I crossed the [...]

How to clean 3.5" floppy disks, 3.5, 3 and a half floppy cleaners, 3" 1/2, RetroManiak, magnetic disk, floppy disks, mini floppy disks, micro floppy disks

How to clean 3.5-inch floppies

I know… You have doubts that a dirty floppy disk can dirty or even ruin your drive. And you're right! Here's how to clean 3.5" floppies. Through this tool that gave me RetroManiak, we can control both sides [...]

Commodore 64 web server, Contiki v3.0

Commodore 64 web server

I'm browsing a website... generated by an original Commodore 64! Unbelievable: the Commodore 64 is now a web server! Daniel Nagy has created a web server with the Commodore 64.

Creative Sound Blaster Live, year 2001, PCI connector

Sound and network cards for IBM 300GL

Do you remember the IBM 300GL I bought some time ago? I talked about it in this article. Now, I decided to upgrade the computer a bit and upgrade it with a few cards: a sound card and a network card. I also [...]

ChatGPT on Commodore 64, OpenAI, BBS RetroCampus, Francesco Sblendorio

ChatGPT on the Commodore 64?

Francesco Sblendorio has integrated ChatGPT, OpenAI's artificial intelligence, at the RetroCampus BBS. Here's how to use ChatGPT on the Commodore 64! To connect, you can use the Commodore 64 with a WiFi modem, or, alternatively, you can use your computer, opening [...]

Braccio meccanico comandato dal Commodore 64, Magu, motori passo passo

Mechanical arm controlled by the C64

Today we take a step back in time, to present an incredible experiment carried out in 1985-86 by Massimo Guidarelli (known as Magù). Massimo is a former professor now retired and, with his students of the Professional Institute for Electromechanics, has created a [...]