Need Rec: Book to teach about computers and BASIC at an eight year old level

Cameron Kaiser spectre at
Fri May 27 22:02:52 CDT 2016

> Speaking of LOGO (and the Terrapin..), I assume PILOT is still around in
> some form? Correct me here, but I believe that a +BASIC+ implementation of
> PILOT was released for either the VIC-20 (??) or the C-64. I recall typing
> it in, back in the early 1980s, just for kicks.
> Could that actually have been for the VIC? An admittedly simple (and
> restrictive) high-level language coded in CBM BASIC, with like 3K of RAM? =)

I dunno about the VIC-20, but COMPUTE! had one for the Commodore 64 which
overlaid on BASIC. Clever idea I thought at the time.

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