Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 4th Aug 2012 04:17 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Quick - name the most important personal computer of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Those of you who mentioned the legendary Apple II - that's fine. I respect your decision. Forced to think objectively in 2012, I may even agree. But if you just named Radio Shack's TRS-80, you made me smile. Your choice is entirely defensible. And back in the TRS-80's heyday, I not only would have agreed with it but would have vehemently opposed any other candidate."
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First Computers in my School
by cjr42 on Sat 4th Aug 2012 10:54 UTC
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2012-08-04

I just registered because of this article.

My School here in Germany had 4 TRS-80 Model I's for the Computer Course. That was in 1980. One even had floppy disks! And we had the incredible luck of a teacher really able to teach us programming. Our small group of nerds went running to the Computer room even in the 5 minute breaks. This was fun! On the other hand ... the girls regarded us as totally crazy :-)

Christof.

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