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Unfortunately, Altair BASIC itself took up 4096 bytes of memory — remarkably
little for a high-level language, but sixteen times the amount that MITS provided.
By filling the Altair's 18 slots with 256-byte memory boards and entering Gates
J think there was a feeling of Ed's that anyone even putting a competitor's board
in our mainframe — as we laughingly ... When MITS began delivering its 4K
memory boards, customers noticed what Paul Allen had noticed: the boards didn'
It was fast work, and by June they were shipping boards. One of them was at first
meant to be a 2K memory board, an ambitious project when MITS was shipping
only an eighth as much memory. But at the last minute Marsh changed 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