The Computers That Made Britain



Download free course The Computers That Made Britain, pdf file on 297 pages by Tim Danton.
The home computer boom of the 1980s brought with it now iconic machines such as the ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, and Commodore 64. Those machines would inspire a generation. Written by Tim Danton.

The Computers That Made Britain (300 pages, hardback) tells the story of 19 of those computers - and what happened behind the scenes. With dozens of new interviews, discover the tales of missed deadlines, technical faults, business interference, and the unheralded geniuses who brought to the UK everything from the Dragon 32 and ZX81, to the Amstrad CPC 464 and Commodore Amiga.

Table of contents

  • Research Machines 380Z
  • Commodore PET 2001
  • Apple II
  • Sinclair ZX80 and ZX81
  • Commodore VIC-20
  • IBM Personal Computer (5150)
  • BBC Micro
  • Sinclair ZX Spectrum
  • Dragon 32
  • Commodore 64
  • Acorn Electron
  • Apple Macintosh
  • Amstrad CPC 464
  • Sinclair QL
  • Atari 520ST
  • Commodore Amiga
  • Amstrad PCW 8256
  • Acorn Archimedes
  • Epilogue: Whatever happened to the British PC?
Pages : 297
Size : 16.4 MB
File type : PDF
Downloads: 43
Created: 2022-02-03
License: CC BY-NC-SA
Author(s): Tim Danton
The Computers That Made Britain

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