Byte High no Limit

Sunspot Stories Episodes cover the Arcade Machines and the History of the Sunspot Amusements. Teletext People is a social history of the block medium that once dominated out TV Screens from the 70s to 2012.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 16 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 10 hours 10 minutes

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episode 12: teletext People - Buzz! Gareth Herincx


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episode 11: teletext People - Sara Scott-Rivers


In her glittering career, Sara Scott-Rivers worked extensively with both Viewdata and teletext.  Following designer-editor roles with Prestel in the 1980s, she joined Teletext Ltd prior to its launch in 1993.   Sara was kind enough to share her recol...


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episode 4: ARKADE and Podcast update


Byte High no Limit is a series about all aspects of Technological history and it's social connections. Fans of the teletext series should not despair as there will be more interviews on the way, In the meantime here is an update of the channel and an...


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episode 10: teletext People - Paul Rose / Mr Biffo


Paul Rose is a BAFTA nominated  writer for Children's TV and also writes for Mainstream Adult audience programming. He is fondly remembered and held in high regard for his work on Teletext Ltd's Digitiser Magazine as Mr Biffo whick he launched 30 yea...


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episode 9: teletext People - Teletext Elite Mark Moxon


Probably one of the BBC computer's killer Apps, Elite started a series of games that continue today.   Acorn Nut Mark Moxon decided that this iconic game needed a port to the teletext medium and in this episode he explains his motivations an experien...


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episode 8: teletext People - Alistair Cree


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episode 7: teletext People - Dan Farrimond, digital retro artist


Dan's interest in teletext art was a spring board for many other artists who have adopted this medium to express their artwork long after it's greatly exaggerated demise. Part of the 'TeletextR' movement, he has been instrumental in the high profile ...


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episode 6: teletext People - Jason Robertson the teletext archaeologist


In this episode, we find out how Jason developed a way of restoring lost teletext from tape,  how he found long lost services and a curious Audio service that was hidden in plain sight from millions of UK television viewers.   If you want to support ...


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episode 5: teletext People - Ian Irving Ceefax, 4-Tel Hands up!


Ian Irving was one the medium's first ever recognised artist and is cited as a contemporary of many pixel artists who used the format.   Ian tells us his story of working at Ceefax then moving to Intelfax and 4-Tel.  Ian also worked on a ground break...


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episode 4: Teletext People - Graham Lovelace - Ceefax, Teletext LTD


Graham worked at CEEFAX at the beginning of the 1990s and was given the opportunity to run a new teletext service for commercial TV just after the biggest shake up of television regulations in the UK at the time. He explains how he manged to get the ...


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