ANTIC Interview 246 – Harry McCracken, Technology Journalist

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Harry McCracken, Technology Journalist

Harry McCracken is a technology journalist — he’s technology editor at Fast Company magazine. He cut his teeth on the TRS-80 and Atari 400 computers, including writing for Creative Computing magazine, and creating a game that he wanted to publish with Atari Program Exchange, but didn’t finish. 

This interview took place on September 27, 2016.

Harry on Twitter: https://twitter.com/harrymccracken

“…fact about the Atari 400 was that it had maybe the worst keyboard in the history of computing. … Oddly enough I don’t remember having trouble with the keyboard, maybe because when you’re programming, it is, generally speaking, not about the speed at which you type.”


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