personal computer

  1. cageymaru

    Computer Pioneer and Entrepreneur Bill Godbout Has Died in the California Wildfires

    Bill Godbout was a pioneer in the early personal computer days before Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were famous. He was known for streamlining the S-100 bus, a communication system that transferred data between components inside computers, including the Altair and other homebrew machines. He sold...
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    Charles P. Thacker Dies at 74; Helped Design Early Personal Computer

    I have sad news to share that we lost another one of the greats, Charles P. Thacker has passed. While most may not know the name, most can respect his early contributions to the personal computer. The New York Times has an article about his life and his contributions to the technological field...
  3. cageymaru

    Harry Huskey, Pioneering Computer Scientist and Creator of First PC Has Died at 101

    Dr. Harry Huskey is accredited in history as the inventor of the first personal PC. The definition of a personal computer is a computer that only takes one person to operate. This is important as the PC that Dr. Huskey invented was the size of two large refrigerators. He did invent an earlier...