Bill Gates and Paul Allen. It was interesting to hear and see Bill Gates speak in New Orleans. Paul Allen (right) owns a house near mine and it was my pleasure to lead the Literary Tour portion of his recent birthday celebration.
R2E Micral-N, introduced in 1973 and powered by Intel's 8008 chip, was the first commercial non-kit computer based on a microprocessor. It was conceived in France by François Gernelle and commercialised by a company called R2E in 1973. The term "microcomputer" first appeared in print in reference to the Micral-N.
Mark-8 Minicomputer. The Mark-8 was an Intel 8008 / 256 bytes RAM memory based system without neither ROM monitor, power supply, case, video, keyboard, nor backup interface. Consequently, the user had to enter program instructions each time he turned the system on.
Introduction to 8080 Microprocessor and its Architecture The Intel 8080 microprocessor is a successor to Intel and it integrates all functions on a single IC, so this article discusses about its architecture
NBI Hantu (later renamed to the System II). It boasted an Intel 8008 processor up to 16K of RAM and two 8" 250K floppies. NBI was the first software based wordprocessing system on the market. At that time, the competition had to change firmware each time the program was changed.