May 31, 2021
Floppy Days 103 - Kay Savetz Interviews Mark Englebardt, Wayzata Technology
Mark Englebardt was the founder of Wayzata Technology, a company that was one of the earliest publishers of CD-ROM software. The company was founded in 1991, and produced hundreds of CD-ROM titles before going out of business in 1996. The...
Dec 21, 2020
The BBC Micro, Part 3 with Daniel Jameson
Hello, and welcome to episode 102 of the Floppy Days Podcast for December, 2020. I just love these old machines and love to learn and talk about them. The year is 1981 and we are talking about the legendary BBC Micro or Beeb as it’s affectionately known. This is the final...
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...