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Floppy Days Vintage Computing Podcast

A podcast about home computers of the late 70's through the 80's.  Covers the machines in the general order of release AND includes numerous interviews with icons, movers, and shakers of the home computer revolution.

host: Randy Kindig
twitter: @floppydays
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Dec 20, 2015

The TI-99/4A - History, with Jim Fetzner and Mark Wills

This is the second in a multi-part series on the TI-99/4A computer.  For this history segment, I was lucky enough to find a couple of people who have an incredible history with the TI-99, Jim Fetzner and Mark Wills.  Jim has an extensive, multilingual library of all things TI and possesses some very interesting hardware items related to the TI-99.  Mark is the author of TurboForth for the TI-99/4A and has been involved in the TI-99/4A scene pretty much since 1983.  He’s also English, living in the UK, so he has a rather British take on the home computer wars.  I will cover TI-99 history with the help of these two gentlemen.  I think you will find this very interesting!

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over seven years ago

Excellent podcast, really liked those TI-99 related interviews and also nice to hear the voices of Jim Fetzner and Mark Wills. I put a TI-99/4A beginners guide video on Youtube where I also pointed to this podcast and I am sure people will enjoy it as much as I enjoyed listening to it. Greetings from Austria, Roland.