The Retrobits Podcast
Old Skool Computing, Modern Day Fun!
 

Faster than a speeding mainframe!  More powerful than a uniprocessor!  It's the SuperPET!

Welcome to Show 076!  This week's Topic: The Commodore SuperPET, and the APL Programming Language

Topics and links discussed in the podcast...

Wikipedia's page on APL, some good info and links here...

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Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2007-02-25-076.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:11 AM

World's First Minicomputer Kit to Rival Commercial Models... "Altair 8800"  (1975...what a year!)

Welcome to Show 075!  This week's Topic: The Year 1975!

Topics and links discussed in the podcast...

A new full-color book for the Commodore 64 is available for pre-order - have a look at this site for more details.  Brought to you by the same folks as the ZX Spectrum Book!
Check out online videos of some PET programs in action!
I love to hear Woz tell the tales of the old days - here is a show on IT Conversations where Woz recalls the early years...
A computer, thousands of years old?  Read about it here on The Guardian!
Flash drive the ZX Spectrum?  You bet - have a look at the ZX Spectrum Hardware Do It Yourself site...
A Lisa emulator!  Excellent!
The KIM-1 lives on, in our hearts and projects.  Check out the KIM-1 site on Floodgap....
Homebrew Computer Club newsletters?  What a blast from the past!  Here they are, at the Digibarn site!

Be sure to send any comments, questions or feedback to retrobits@gmail.com.

For online discussions on Retrobits Podcast topics, check out the Retrobits Podcast forum on the PETSCII Forums page!

Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2007-02-11-075.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:16 AM

Hi there,

Retrobits is taking a break this week. Be sure to tune in next week for more retrocomputing goodness!

Direct download: RBP-2007-02-04-ShowBreak.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:44 AM