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Floppy Days 102 – The BBC Micro, Part 3

December 21, 2020 FloppyDays

The BBC Micro, Part 3 with Daniel Jameson Hello, and welcome to episode 102 of the Floppy Days Podcast for December, 2020.  I just love these old machines and love to learn and talk about them.  The year is 1981 and we are talking about the legendary BBC Micro or …

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Floppy Days 101 – The BBC Micro, Part 2

September 30, 2020 FloppyDays

The BBC Micro, Part 2 Hello, and welcome to episode 101 of the Floppy Days Podcast for September, 2020.  The year is 1981 and we are talking about the legendary BBC Micro.  In this episode and next we will fully cover this incredible machine; from tech specs, peripherals, and books/magazines/software …

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Floppy Days 100 – Ed Smith, Developer of APF MP1000 and IM-1

June 30, 2020 FloppyDays

Ed Smith, developer of the Imagination Machine Ed Smith is an African American was born in 1954  in Brownsville Brooklyn, NY. Ed studied electrical engineering at Westinghouse High School, then computer science and marketing at Pace University. Ed is one of only two African Americans to develop a video game …

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Floppy Days 98 – The BBC Micro History

April 29, 2020 FloppyDays

The BBC Micro: History Hello, everyone, and welcome to episode 98 of the Floppy Days Podcast for April, 2020! I hope everyone is staying safe in these days of isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic.  One day we’ll look back at this as a strange time in all our lives. …

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Floppy Days 97 – The BBC Micro, Interview with Steve Furber

February 23, 2020 FloppyDays

The BBC Micro – Interview with Steve Furber Hi, everyone, and welcome to episode 97 for February 2020 of the Floppy Days Podcast. This episode kicks off a series of episodes on one of the iconic British machines that was so important to the home computer revolution: The BBC Micro.  …

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Floppy Days 96 – Epson HX-20 Bonus, Norbert Kehrer Interview

December 31, 2019 FloppyDays

Interview with Norbert Kehrer, Flashx20 Hello, and happy 2020 to all the listeners out there.  As the final episode of 2019 I’m bringing to you a bonus show on the Epson HX-20.  I was able to get an interview with a gentleman who has developed a terrific piece of software …

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Floppy Days 95 – The Epson HX-20 Part 2 With Earl Evans

November 28, 2019 FloppyDays

The Epson HX-20, Part 2, With Earl Evans Hello everyone, and welcome to episode 95 of the Floppy Days Podcast for November, 2019, where once again this month (in Part 2) we will continue talking about one of the world’s first portable computers: The Epson HX-20. I’m extremely happy to …

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Floppy Days 94 – The Epson HX-20 Part 1, with Earl Evans

October 31, 2019 FloppyDays

The Epson HX-20 Part 1 Hello everyone, and welcome to episode 94 of the Floppy Days Podcast for October, 2019, where this month we will be talking about one of the world’s first portable computers: The Epson HX-20.  Thank you, Terry Stewart, for your thoughts about the HX-20 to lead …