home microcomputers have a very distinctive shape to them. From the
Apple II and the ZX Spectrum, to the Commodore 64 and the Amiga,
wedged were the order of the day. I've always wondered why that
shape became so popular, and where it came from. Today we start a
deep dive into that question, slowly tracing the origins of the
first wedge shaped computer.
The Tom Swift Terminal, or a Convivial Cybernetic
"Hackers", by Levy