Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Apr 2012 19:51 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Very sad news indeed. Jack Tramiel, founder of Commodore International and the man behind Atari, has passed away this past weekend. At 83, he passed away, surrounded by family and friends. People like this don't come in dozens, so we lost one of the great men of computing.
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by umlcat on Tue 10th Apr 2012 01:06 UTC
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Togheter with Tandy, I learn programming with a Commodore 64.

I learn assembler with those, in high school, and it was more easy that the one that came with Intel processors. And the "sprites", making easy to develop own games.

Its make me weird, remember, that most of my coworkers, even my same age, learn to program in windows, not even D.O.S., while some of us, learn in high school, when there wasn't D.O.S.

As I read, in a related web article, Its sad we know more about Jobs or Gates than this guy.

Edited 2012-04-10 01:08 UTC

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