Sep 30, 2020
The BBC Micro, Part 2
Hello, and welcome to episode 101 of the Floppy Days Podcast for September, 2020. The year is 1981 and we are talking about the legendary BBC Micro. In this episode and next we will fully cover this incredible machine; from tech specs, peripherals, and books/magazines/software to emulators, modern...
Jun 30, 2020
Ed Smith, developer of the Imagination Machine
Ed Smith is an African American was born in 1954 in Brownsville Brooklyn, NY. Ed studied electrical engineering at Westinghouse High School, then computer science and marketing at Pace University.
Ed is one of only two African Americans to develop a video game system in...
May 31, 2020
The BBC Micro - Interview with Hermann Hauser
Hi, everyone, and welcome to episode 99 for May 2020 of the Floppy Days Podcast, where we look at home computers of the 70’s and 80’s across the globe, not just the U.S.
This episode is one in a series of episodes on one of the iconic British machines that was...
Apr 30, 2020
The BBC Micro: History
Hello, everyone, and welcome to episode 98 of the Floppy Days Podcast for April, 2020!
I hope everyone is staying safe in these days of isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic. One day we’ll look back at this as a strange time in all our lives.
Again, for the podcast, we are finishing up the...
Feb 24, 2020
The BBC Micro - Interview with Steve Furber
Hi, everyone, and welcome to episode 97 for February 2020 of the Floppy Days Podcast.
This episode kicks off a series of episodes on one of the iconic British machines that was so important to the home computer revolution: The BBC Micro. This machine has an amazing history...