Rod Coleman's personal history of founding, building & running SAGE

Bill Degnan billdegnan at
Sat Jan 2 19:44:20 CST 2021

On Sat, Jan 2, 2021, 7:11 PM Liam Proven via cctalk <cctalk at>

> This may be old news -- it was new to me, though.
> I'm not really familiar with SAGE machines. They were not as
> well-known in the UK, I think, being upmarket from the Apple ][ and
> IBM PC, both of which were eye-wateringly expensive by UK standards of
> the time.
> Also, they were terminal-based things and even back then I was
> interested in boxes with graphics. :-)

There is a SAGE II at Kennett Classic.  When I give tours I like to compare
and contrast the SAGE with the IBM PC, Motorola 68000 vs Intel 8086.

If anyone is in the Philadelphia area stop by and we can fire them up.



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