Bitty Box: /bit'ee Boks/ N. 1. A Computer Sufficiently Small, Primitive, Or Incapable As To Cause A Hacker Acute Claustrophobia At The Thought Of Developing Software On Or For It.

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:bitty box: /bit'ee boks/ n. 1. A computer sufficiently small,
primitive, or incapable as to cause a hacker acute claustrophobia
at the thought of developing software on or for it. Especially
used of small, obsolescent, single-tasking-only personal machines
such as the Atari 800, Osborne, Sinclair, VIC-20, TRS-80, or
IBM PC. 2. [Pejorative] More generally, the opposite of `real
computer' (see {Get a real computer!}). See also {mess-dos},
{toaster}, and {toy}.
-- The AI Hackers Dictionary