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C. Gordon Bell, Father of the PDP-8 and VAX, Has Died.

Contrary to what you might think, the first PC wasn’t the IBM PC, nor was it the Altair 8800, nor, for those of you of a legal turn of mind, 1971’s Kenbak-1. No, you could argue it was C. Gordon Bell and Digital Equipment Computer (DEC)‘s PDP-8 from…Read More

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