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  • Blog Post: 30th Anniversary of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum

    It is amazing for me to think that it has been 30 years since the ZX Spectrum was released. The BBC has a good interview with two of the designers of the Spectrum which will be interesting for anyone else like myself who cut their teeth peeking and poking on the ZX Spectrum. As I now live in the US it...
  • Blog Post: PLATO@50: Seeing the Future Through the Past

    I grew up in both Australia and New Zealand - a long way from the US and the UK where home computing markets were just starting to develop in the late 70's and early 80's. Unlike most kids at the time I was very fortunate because my father Robert Hogg worked for Control Data Corp (CDC) and was responsible...
  • Blog Post: Turtle Graphics Update

    It is that time of the year again – thanksgiving. So that of course means I need to update the version of Turtle Graphics that I posted a year ago to test out Oslo. Turtle Graphics was a Logo like programming language created in the early 1980's as a means of introducing novices and children to programming...
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