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Even as Lancaster's article came out, Technical Editor Leslie (Les) Solomon of
Popular Electronics was on the lookout for a computer story for his magazine.
Both Solomon and Editorial Director Arthur Salsberg wanted to publish a piece
Since they thought Solomon would put a Popular Electronics name on it if they
didn't beat him to it, they called it the PE-8. It may have been Roberts's last small
hedge against PE's scuttling the project. Ironically, Les Solomon's 12-year-old ...
By December, Solomon actually had an Altair computer. At first he set it up in his
office, but the noise from the Teletype machine he was using as an I/O device
made him instantly unpopular in the Popular Electronics offices. So he took the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - joeldinda - LibraryThing
Another pleasant reread of a personal computing history book I originally read in the 1980s. The authors--both of whom edited computer publications as the stories developed--tell the story of the ... Read full review
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A fun book that covers the personal computer revolution from the mid 70's to the late 90's. Lots of great quotes and snippets from interviews plus several picture sections. The only weak part of the ... Read full review
The Voyage to Altair
The Miracle Makers
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Western Sunrise: The Genesis and Growth of Britain's Major High Tech Corridor
No preview available - 1987