Floppy Days Episode 5 – The American Computer Museum

New podcasts, upcoming vintage computer shows, new additions to my vintage computer collection, listener feedback, my stories about the American Computer Museum, and an interview with George Keremedjiev (director of the American Computer Museum)

Links mentioned in the show:

Source: Floppy Days Episode 5 – The American Computer Museum

    

Floppy Days Episode 4 – The Apple 1

Links mentioned in the show:

Source: Floppy Days Episode 4 – The Apple 1

    

Floppy Days Podcast 3 – The TI59 Programmable Calculator

1. Intro

2. Personal memories

3. Other personal stories (Jeff Salzman)

4. Print ads with Bill Cosby

5. History

6. Technical specs

7. Peripherals

8. Magazines/Books/Software

9. Fun with the machine

10. Modern upgrades & repairs

11. Emulation

12. Mail lists

13. Current Web sites

14. Letters from listeners

Links mentioned in the show:

Source: Floppy Days Podcast 3 – The TI59 Programmable Calculator

    

Floppy Days Episode 2 – The Altair 8800

1. Intro

2. Bill Gates’ recollections of the Altair and Altair BASIC

3. History of the machine

4. specifications

5. peripherals

6. cost of the machine

7. magazines/books

8. connectivity to modern computers

9. emulation and simulation and replicas

10. groups

11. current Web sites

Sites mentioned:

wikipedia

Stan Veit’s History of the Personal Computer, by Stan Veit

memories of the Altair on YouTube

David Greelish, “Ed Roberts Interview With Historically Brewed Magazine”

Computer Notes

The Tenth anniversary of the Altair 8800, with Forrest Mims III (helped form MITS), January, 1985 Computers & Electronics

Cracking Open the Altair 8800, Cnet

Altair Peripheral Emulator

Altair32 Emulator

8800 demonstration on YouTube, by Don Russ

Virtual Altair Museum

SIMH Altair 8800 Simulator

iAltair and iAltairHD Emulator for the iPhone/iPad, by Peter Schorn

Hack A Day

Briel Computers (Altair replica)

Altair Group on Yahoo

Source: Floppy Days Episode 2 – The Altair 8800