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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I owe my career to it
by tuaris on Sat 4th Aug 2012 21:15 UTC
tuaris
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2007-08-05

It's on that little computer that I learned how to write programs at the age of 9. Ah the memories...

I still have it kept in away in a safe place, and it still works!

If it hadn't been for the TRS-80, I'd probably ended up using a computer only for idiocies like facebook, youtube, and twitter.

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