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Mims enjoyed "Uncle Sol," who had a gift for tall tales and a fascination with
gadgets, and wanted him to meet his business partner, Ed Roberts. Mims told
Solomon that Roberts was "weirder than you," and took him to Roberts's house.
This process took time. Despite MITS's promise of 60-day delivery, orders were
not filled in any quantity until the summer of 1975. One hobbyist, Michael Shrayer
, later to write a most important software program, described his experience with ...
Albrecht and Gordon French, who chaired the meeting, and Fred Moore, who
took notes for a newsletter, and Bob Reiling, who soon took over that newsletter,
all lived in Menlo Park. Many other people had come from farther south — from ...
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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