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The Retrobits Podcast

Dec 20, 2007

Happy Birthday C64!  Many happy returns...

Welcome to Show #105!  This week's topic: The 68000 Microprocessor!

The Commodore 64 gets some mainstream press on CNN!  Happy birthday C64!
And to commemorate 25 years of the C64, here is page including a video (warning, 200 Mb) for a Computer History Museum celebration...


Nov 30, 2007

cat retrobits.txt > /dev/listener

Welcome to Show #104!  This week's topic: The Unix Operating System!

RetroGamer Magazine caters to the vintage gamer - have a look at their web site!
A Computer Called LEO - a business thinking about automation - in the 1930s?  Here's an Amazon link for the book...
Virtual II,...


Nov 13, 2007

Amiga gives you a creative edge.  (From a 1985 ad...)

Welcome to Show #103!  This week's topic: The Commodore Amiga!

How did we view computers in the 1960s?  Not too much differently than today!  See for yourself in this YouTube video...(will start playing on launch of the URL).
The Computer History Museum will...


Oct 31, 2007

Beware the Chickenhead!

Welcome to Show #102!  This week's topic: An Interview with Bil Herd, former Commodore Engineer (Part III)!

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Oct 24, 2007

All Hail the Chickenhead!

Welcome to Show #101!  This week's topic: An Interview with Bil Herd, former Commodore Engineer (Part II)!

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