Sep 8, 2019
Today we are going to be traveling back to the late 1970s to take a look at the early days of the home computer. And specifically how Microsoft found a foothold at just the right time and place. And for Bill Gates and Paul Allen that would come in the form of BASIC.
Along the way we will cover the Altair 8800, vaporware, and how Bill Gates violated Harvard student conduct.
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Important dates in this episode:
1974: Altari 8800 Released
1975: Microsoft BASIC Released