Jon Elson elson at pico-systems.com
Fri Jan 15 20:02:33 CST 2021

On 01/15/2021 05:07 PM, Bill Gunshannon via cctalk wrote:
> On 1/15/21 3:11 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
>> It's also worth noting that (ostensibly) the first complete
>> microcomputer system (keyboard, printer, storage) was the 
>> MCM/70, using
>> an 8008 implementing APL (not BASIC!).
I had to see this message several times before I saw the 
8008!  WOW, the 8008 was a very limited
processor, I'm amazed it could handle APL!  I built an 8008 
system using wire-wrap in 1976, but it only had 256 bytes of 
static RAM, and a keypad and LEDs for a console.


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