Modems & Bulletin Boards, The Computer Chronicles

This Sunday’s video (I will from now on try to post atleast one video from this series, or another, each Sunday (even though it technically is Monday in this part of the world)) is about modems and bulletin boards (BBS:es). I also have to recommend the movie/series “BBS: The Documentary” which is very interesting and well made.

From high-tech trysts to selling black-market software, computers users are talking.

Guests: Ezra Shapiro, Byte Magazine; Rory O’Connor, InforWorld; Matthew McClure, The Well; Donald Ingrim, Alameda County DA; George Morrow, Morrow Computing

Products/Demos: CompuServe, Byte BBS, The Well

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Slowdown in Silicon Valley #2, The Computer Chronicles

Part two of this special series looking at the causes of the downturn in the computer industry.

Guests: Ben Anixter, AMD; Richard O’Brien, Hewlett Packard; Trip Hawkins, Electronic Arts; John Merson, Ashton-Tate; Gary Kildall, Digital Research

Products/Demos: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST 520

Enjoy this video from 1985, this is part two of a two part episode of Computer Chronicles.
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Slowdown in Silicon Valley #1, The Computer Chronicles

A review of the reasons behind the current slump in the computer business.

Guests: Dave Crockett, Dataquest; Sam Colella, Inst Venture Partners; Deborah Wise, Business Week; Dave Norman, Businessland; Gary Kildall, Digital Research

Products/Demos: Adam Computer, Osborne I Computer

Enjoy this video from 1985, this is part one of a two part episode of Computer Chronicles. Feel free to discuss it below.
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