The History of Personal Computing

The History of Personal Computing podcast is your biweekly virtual guide in both audio and on the web to the history and development of arguably the single most important technological advancement of the last forty years - the personal computer. But, just what is a personal computer these days, well, that’s just it, it continues to evolve. We’ll be going over the significant devices one by one.

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Podcast Episode 9: Commodore PET


It’s 2015, and here is the first installment of the History of Personal Computing podcast for the year! This is show nine, and we complete the coverage of the “Personal Computer Trifecta”, or “Holy Trinity”, depending on whi


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 2015-01-09  1h18m
 
 

Special Episode – BONUS MATERIAL: Holiday Memories


The holiday bounty is PLENTIFUL!!! We have so much to give to you that we had to edit some extra audio out of the first show to save time. So, we put it in this BONUS EPISODE. Please enjoy what may have been some cutting room floor audio from the Holiday


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 2014-12-26  33m
 
 

Special Episode: Holiday Memories


Just about everyone has that special memory of gifts received during the holiday season. In this episode, we present to you a collection of self described experiences detailing such holiday memories. Included in the mix are memories from our listeners, a


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 2014-12-25  1h16m
 
 

Podcast Episode 8: TRS-80 Model I


Hello again and welcome to another installment of the History of Personal Computing podcast! This is show eight and it’s going to be your last regular show of 2014. In only twelve more days, on the 24th, we will be releasing a special Christmas and Holid


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 2014-12-12  47m
 
 

Podcast Episode 7: Apple II


Listen along during your tryptophan coma from that large turkey feast as David Greelish and Jeff Salzman present our first Thanksgiving Day podcast episode, focused on the Apple II computer.


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 2014-11-27  59m
 
 

Podcast Episode 6: Vector Graphic, Inc. Vector 1 and NorthStar Horizon


Listen along as David Greelish and Jeff Salzman, our roving reporter, discuss the Vector Graphic, Inc. Vector 1 and NorthStar Horizon computers.


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 2014-11-14  1h0m
 
 

Podcast Episode 5: Cromemco Z-1 and Heathkit H8


Listen along as David Greelish and Jeff Salzman discuss the Cromemco Z-1 and Heathkit H8 computers. We would like to thank Theo Karagiris and Mike Perigo for their detailed input and information.


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 2014-10-31  53m
 
 

Podcast Episode 4: Single Board Computers


Listen along as David Greelish and Jeff Salzman discuss several of the early single board computers, including the Nascom 1, OSI Superboard, MOS Technology KIM-1, and the COSMAC ELF. All of the above single board computers don’t easily fit into the


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 2014-10-17  1h1m
 
 

Podcast Episode 3: IMSAI 8080 and Processor Technology Sol


Listen along as David Greelish and Jeff Salzman discuss the history of the IMSAI 8080 and Processor Technology Sol computers. The IMSAI 8080 is a Tier One computer presented as the first Altair clone computer. As such, it was chosen to be the first compu


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 2014-10-03  56m
 
 

Podcast Episode 2: Altair 8800 and Kaypro


Listen along as David Greelish and Jeff Salzman discuss the history of the Altair 8800 and Kaypro computer. Well… at least listen to David’s clear, quality audio, along with Jeff’s misconfigured source microphone that sounds like heR


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 2014-09-19  1h3m