Hardest to Find Classic Computers

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Mon Dec 17 15:28:58 2001

On Sun, 16 Dec 2001, Loboyko Steve wrote:

> I stumbled upon a link some time ago belonging to a very bitter former
> owner of Sphere. The gist of his article was that Byte Magazine
> destroyed Sphere with a very bad review, and, that most computers of
> that era took some hacking to work anyway (example: the "clock" - and
> I use the term clock charitably - of the original Altair 8800).

That was probably Mike Wise. He's the only one that still seems to be
trying to wrest some glory from the 70s.

It was generally acknolwedged that the Sphere was crap, as evidenced by
the fact that not many were made and the stories about them are pretty
negative (and a bad review in Byte was probably deserved).

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger http://www.vintage.org
Received on Mon Dec 17 2001 - 15:28:58 GMT

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