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Computer Chronicles
Jul 29, 2016 Stewart Cheifet
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A look at early online shopping sites including Amazon, onsale.com, CyberCash, NetRadio, Verisign and Cybergold. Guests include Jeff Bezos, Jerry Kaplan, Magdalena Yesil, Gina Klein Jorasch and Robert Griggs. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: amazon, online shopping, jeff bezos, cybergold, netradio, verisign, onsale.com
Computer Chronicles
Apr 24, 2015
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An early Computer Chronicles episode from the first season in 1984 featuring Steve Wozniak, Adam Osborne, Lore Harp, and Gene Amdahl. They discuss what it was like to do a tech startup in 1984. Hosted by Stewart Cheifet and Gary Kildall. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: osborne, wozniak, trilogy, vector graphics, amdahl, vector graphics, paperback software, trilogy,...
Computer Chronicles
Feb 2, 2010 Sara O'Brien
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India is the hot place now for companies to look at for new software development. The trend actually started more than fifteen years ago. This is an early look at the growth of high-tech in India, shot on location in Bangalore, New Delhi, and Bombay. Also includes on location coverage of the high-tech sector in Taiwan. Guests: S. G. Pitroda, Advisor to the PMRajenda Pawar, NIITVenkat Mohan, Wipro; Adam Osborne, Paperback Publ; S. Balakrishnan, CMCPrakash Hebalkar, Tata Unisys; Arjun Malhotra,...
Topics: india, bangalore, new delhi, software, outsourcing, international
Computer Chronicles
Feb 2, 2010 Sara O'Brien
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India is the hot place now for companies to look at for new software development. The trend actually started more than fifteen years ago. This is an early look at the growth of high-tech in India, shot on location in Bangalore, New Delhi, and Bombay. Guests: Mike Shah, Digital Equipment; Vinay Deshpande, PSIAshok Soota, Wipro; Venkat Mohan, Wipro; P. S. Deodhar, Electronic Comm; S. G. Pitroda, Advisor to the PM Arjun Malhotra, Hindustan; Rajendra Pawar, NIIT, Jerry Gaudet, DECS. Balakrishnan,...
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Topics: india, bombay, new delhi, bangalore, outsourcing, software
Computer Chronicles
Nov 26, 2009 Stewart Cheifet
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An early pre-Google look at search engine technology. Episode # 1404. Featured are DataQuest, Alta Vista, Zip 2, Autonomy, Pointcast, and The Angle. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: search, internet, chronicles, cheifet
Computer Chronicles
Nov 25, 2009
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A review of search engines in 1996.
Topics: computer, chronicles, cheifet, search, internet
Computer Chronicles
Jul 2, 2007
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A look at the new role of personal computers in making music. Products demonstrated include Super Jam from Blue Ribbon Soundworks, Encore for Windows from Passport Designs, EZ Vision and Studio Vision from Opcode Systems, and the Miracle Piano. The show incudes visits to the Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics and the annual National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention is Los Angeles. Originally broadcast in 1992. Copyright 1992 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode Year: 1992, Television Programs, Computers: History
Computer Chronicles
Jul 2, 2007
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For the first fifteen years of the Computer Chronicles, when it was still hard to find technology news on television, each episode would end with a five minute summary of the week's personal computer news. Reporters presenting Random Access each week included Maria Gabriel, Kate Megargee, Cynthia Steele, Wendy Woods, Janelle Stelson, and Laurie Anderson. These are examples of some of those broadcasts. Many others are found at the end of Computer Chronicles episodes archived on this site.
Topics: Episode Year: Unknown, Television Programs, Computers: History
Computer Chronicles
Jul 2, 2007
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For fans of the Commodore Amiga, the introduction of the new Amiga 3000 was big news, even though the price tag was nearly $4,000. This program looked at the new Amiga computer and new third party appplications. Demonstrations include the Amiga 3000, the Amiga 2500, the AmigaVision authoring system, The Animation Studio, and the Video Toaster from NewTek. Also includes a visit to FAUG, the First Amiga Users Group, in Palo Alto. Guests include Paul Montgomery, Tim Jenison, Lou Wallace, and...
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Topics: Episode Year: 1988, Television Programs, Computers: History, amiga, commodore, video toaster
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Highlights from the annual Comdex trade show in Las Vegas. Originally broadcast in 1987. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topic: comdex
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Stand alone personal computers were great, for a while, but soon it became important to connect individual PCs to share files, applications, and peripherals. This program looked at some early connectivity solutions. Included are demonstrations of NetWare Lite from Novell, the AE-3 Ethernet Adaptor from Artisoft, Microcom's LAN Bridge 6000, Newport Systems' LAN2LAN Mega Router, Chatterbox 4000, cc:Mail, the Compsphere 3800 Modem, and the Wireless WAN from Tetherless Access Ltd. Originally...
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Topics: networks, LAN, connectivity
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A review of where major Japanese technology companies are in the PC hardware and software markets. Shot in Japan. Guests:  Katsuro Miyakoda, Microcomputer Magazine; Yukio Mizuno, NEC; Kay Nishi, ASCII; Hitoshi Tanaka, Ampere; Susumu Shinbori, Sony; Michael Miller, Popular Computing; Christopher Mead, High Tech Review. Products/Demos:     MSX, Fujitsu Portable, Sony CD-ROM, CIC Handwriter, Ampere WS-1, Epson Wrist Computer. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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The advent of CD-ROM storage changed the way people used personal computers and opened up a whole new range of software applications. This program looks at several examples including Microsoft Bookshelf, the Boeing Maintenance Manual, Media Mixer Retrieval Engine, The Visual Dictionary, N/Hance Systems 525E WORM Optical Disk Drive, Poisondex, Electronic Arts CD-I, and Knowledge Set. Guests include George Morrow, Gary Kildall, and Paul Schindler. Originally broadcast in 1988. Copyright 1988...
Topics: optical, CD-ROM, compact disc
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A review of new software titles for use in schools and at home education. Guests: Donna Hower, Hillsborough School; Barbara Caligiuri, Cupertino School; Mickey Miller-Meredith, Burbank School; C. Mark Battey, Addison-Wesley; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: Operation Frog, Apple Classroom Tomorrow, Reader Rabbit, Magic Slate, Animal Kingdom, Voyage of the Mimi
Topic: Episode year: 1986
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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An introduction to the world of supercomputers in Asia and in the U.S. and their application environments such as NASA and NOA. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions
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Topic: Episode year: 1987
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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There used to be a limit to the amount of memory you could have in a DOS based computer - 640k. But as new applications demanded more RAM, utilities came out to try and solve that problem. This program looks at solutions such as QEMM-386, Manifest, and Optimize from Quarterdeck. Also, 386Max 5.1, DESQview, OS/2 1.21, Virtual 2.0, and AutoCAD's DOS Extender. Originally broadcast in 1990.
Topics: memory, RAM, OS/2
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Laser disks and optical storage devices are changing the way we can use computers. Guests: Jeff Tully, Pioneer Video; Vladimir Langer, Sony; Rick Dyer, RDI Video Systems; Jay Eagle, Proton Corp.; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Pioneer Laser Disc Player, Astron Belt, Halcyon Home Entertainment Sys, Vidlink. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A look at some of the leading computer games in the late 1980's. Demonstrations include Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer, Accolade's Mean 18 Golf, Apache Strike, Beyond Dark Castle, The Other Side, and Strategic Conquest. Also features an early look at CompuServe's online games. Originally broadcast in 1988. Copyright 1988 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode Year: 1989, Television Programs, Computers: History, Gaming, CompuServe
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A user's guide to macros - automated sequences of commands for spreadsheets, word processors, and database programs. Guests: Lynne Hughes, McDonell Douglas; Alan Simpson, Author; Michael Lunsford, MacroPac; Daniel Gasteiger, Lotus Publishing; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: dBase III, VP Planner, Lotus 123, Symphony
Topic: Episode year: 1986
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Expert systems, decision support software, and natural language communication. Guests: Harry Tennant, Texas Instruments; Hubert Dreyfus, UC Berkeley; Gary Hendrix, Symantec; S. Jerrold Kaplan, Lotus Developmnt; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: Personal Consultant, Q&A. Originally broadcast in 1986. Copyright 1986 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode Year: 1986, Television Programs, Computers: History, artificial intelligence, expert systems
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Computers are moving form math and engineering to the world of the arts. A look at how artists are using computer technology. Guests: Eddie Dombrower, DOM Dance Press; Larry Friedlander, Stanford; Charles Kerns, Stanford; John Burke, Oakland Museum; Stacy Mitchell, Great Wave Software Products/Demos: DOM Dance Notation, PatchworkTheater, GameMac, VisionMac, SpinConcertWare, Terpsichore. Originally broadcast March 1987. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topic: Episode year: 1987
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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The second annual Computer Bowl with East coast versus West coast to determine the Master of Computer Trivia. West coast team: John Doerr, Bill Gates, Stewart Alsop, Charles House, Lawrence Tesler. East coast team: Pat McGovern, Bob Frankston, William Foster, Edward Friedkin, Russell Planjizer. Guest questioner: Mitchell Kapor. Host: Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1990. Copyright 1990 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode Year: 1990, Television Programs, Computers: History, Computer Bowl, Bill Gates
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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AT&T's computer operating system is threatening to take over IBM's MS-DOS dominance. Guests: John Mashey, Bell Labs; Mark Sobell, Author; Bill Joy, Sun Microsystems; Doug Hartman, Hewlett Packard; Mike Denney, Basis; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: File It, HP Integral PC, UNIX. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A visit to the High Tech Expo in Tsukuba, Japan for a look at the latest Japanese robotics technology. Features Sony, Toshiba, Fujitsu, Fanuc, NEC, and others. Plus a robot from Waseda University that can play the organ! Originally broadcast in 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1985, japan, robots, tsukuba, expo
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Computer programs for the amateur astronomer plus tools for tracking Halley's Comet. Guests: Evan Scharf, Scharf Software Sys; Robin Raskin, Family Computing; Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Bob Peterson, College of Marin; Steve Vogt, Lick Observatory Products/Demos: Tellstar, StarSoft HalleyComet Halley. Originally broadcast in 1986. Copyright 1986 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode Year: 1986, Television Programs, Computers: History, astronomy, space
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Part two of a series on business applications, this time focusing on spreadsheets. Guests: Larry Gross, Lotus Development; Sam Savage, General Optimization; Adam Osborne, Paperback Software; Eric Gaer, Daybreak Technologies; Robert Firmin, Javelin Software Products/Demos: Lotus HAL, What's Best, VP Planner, SILK, Javelin. Originally broadcast in 1987. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topic: Episode year: 1987
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A consumer's guide to cool holiday gifts for computer enthusiasts and gadget lovers. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRIPaul Schindler, CMPJan Lewis, Lewis Research; Wendy Woods, Newsbytes Products/Demos: Inboard 386 PCNorton Utilities Adv Edition; OPTune; JT Fax Portable; Microtype Keyboard; King's Quest IVMacintosh IIAmanda Stories; Hyper; Animator; Shufflepuck; NEC Ultralite
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Topic: Episode year: 1988
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Computers and music, MIDI machines and interfaces, and music composition software. Guests: Chris French, Music Software; Bob Moore, Hybrid Arts; David Schwartz, Compusonics; Chris Potter, Mimetics; Curtis Sasaki, Apple; Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Gary Leuenberger, Midi Revolution Products/Demos: Casio SK-1 Synthesizer, Atari ST, Activision's Music Studio, ADAP Sampler, DSP-1000, Apple II GS, Ensoniq Sound Chip, Soundscape, Commodore AmigaEZ Track, Kidnotes. Copyright 1986 Stewart Cheifet...
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Topic: Episode year: 1986
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A guide to cool new high tech gifts for the holiday season. Featured are product recommendations from Jan Lewis, Paul Schindler, Chris Barr, Andrew Eisner, and Stewart Cheifet. Among the products demonstrated are Quicken, TurboTax, Fax-O-Matic, Stacker, Rampack, Grammatik, Lotus Magellan, After Dark, Play It By Ear, Bible Illustrator, Computer Critters, Where in Time is Carmen San Diego, Cosmic Osmo, Sky Shadow, Amanda Stories, Designer Fractal, and Visonary Software's Lifeguard. Originally...
Topics: christmas, holiday, buyers
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A review of tax return software, financial management software and investment programs. Guests: John Reese, Monogram; Kevin Randolph, Bank of America; Jay Levine, Price Waterhouse; James Howard, Howardsoft; Ellen Ramsey, IRS; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Dollars and Sense, BA Home Banking, HowardsoftTax Preparer
Topic: Episode year: 1985
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Printer technology from daisy wheel to dot matrix to laser. Guests: Herb Lechner, SRI; Steve Ray, Diablo; Paul Shapiro, Diablo; John Ebach, PARC; Doug Curry, Xerox; Tibor Fischally, Xerox Products/Demos: Diablo Daisy Wheel Printer, Diablo Thermal Printer, Diablo Series C Ink Jet Printer, Xerox Color Laser Printer
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A review of the new generation of word processors. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Paul Schindler, Info Syst News; Jim Edlin, WordVision; Warren Kuhl, AT&T; Wayne Holder, Oasis Systems Products/Demos: Word, Vision, Writer's Work Bench Text Editor, Word Plus, Punctuation & StyleWordStar Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A review of the latest software titles to help you manage and file your income taxes including a look at on-line filing. Guests: Henry Hilton, Double Eagle Software; Susan Morgan, Softview; James Petersen, Best Programs; Michael Chipman, ChipSoft; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: Tax Advantage, Mac-in-Tax, PC TaxCut, TurboTax
Topic: Episode year: 1987
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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While we now take a computer mouse for granted, fifteen years ago there was still a debate about what would be the ultimate pointing device. This program reviews several options including the PowerMouse, the MousePenPortable, Wacom's Cordless Digitzer, MicroSpeed's PC-TRAC trackball, the first optical mouse PCMouse III from Mouse Systems, the OmniMac Ultra, Elographics MonitorMouse, and Mac'n Touch and the UnMouse from MicroTouch. Originally broadcast in 1990.
Topics: Episode Year: 1990, Television Programs, Computers: History, Hardware, Mouse
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Meet teenage software pirates, computer lawyers and the battle over software ownership. Guests: Mark Pump, Alpha Logic; Smith McKeithen, Activision; Frankie Mouse, Hacker; Neil Smith, Software Publish Assoc; John Draper (Captain Crunch); Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Locksmith, Cap'n Software, Easy Writer, MacWare. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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An in-depth look at IBM, the IBM standard and the impact of its dominant role in the PC marketplace. Guests: Norm DeWitt, Dataquest; Tom Rolander, Intel; Stewart Alsop, InfoWorld; John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins Caufield; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: IBM PC ATIBM TopView, CompuPro Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Highlights from the annual winter Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas featuring new personal technology products. Guest's include Nolan Bushnell and T/Maker CEO Heidi Roizen. Products covered include IBM PS/1, Commodore CD-TV, Kodak Photo CD, Sansui Robot CD Changer, Franklin Concise Columbia Encyclopedia, Brother Powernote, Laser PC-4, Sega GameGear and the Miracle Piano Teaching System from Software Toolworks. Originally broadcast in 1991. Copyright 1991 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: CES, consumer electronics, gadgets
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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The final part of this series on mainstream business applications focusing on database management software. Guests: Jim Hubbard, Better Homes & Gardens; Dennis Travins, Stanford; Lynn Luukinen, MicroRim; Thom Kozik, Ashton-Tate; Rich D'Amico, Peat Marwick Mitchell Products/Demos: Q & APFS: Professional File, R:Base System VdBase III Plus, Odesta Double Helix. Originally broadcast in 1987. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topic: Episode year: 1987
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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An in-depth look at the early Apple Macintosh computer, available software and hardware add-ons. Originally broadcast in 1985. Guests: Joanna Hoffman, Apple; Bob Foster, Telos Software; Lee Lorenzen, Digital Research; Ben Wiseman, InfoCorp; Gary Kildall, DRI; Larry Tesler, Apple Products/Demos: Apple Macintosh, MacProject, FileVision, GEM DrawJazz. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: macintosh, apple, jobs
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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The introduction of CD-ROMS enabled a whole new era of more robust software applications. This program looks at several examples including Educorp's Dictionary of the Living World, Wayzata's Space Time and Art, French Language Software from VIVA 2000, the Voyager Company's Silly Noisy House, the American Business Phone Book, and Great Literature on CDROM from the Bureau of Electronic Publishing. Originally broadcast in 1992. Copyright 1992 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: CD-ROM, optical storage, multimedia
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Part two of this special series looking at the causes of the downturn in the computer industry. Guests: Ben Anixter, AMD; Richard O'Brien, Hewlett Packard; Trip Hawkins, Electronic Arts; John Merson, Ashton-Tate; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST 520
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A look at health problems related to computer use such as video display radiation and repetitive stress injuries. Guests: Herb Lechner, SRI International; Wanda Smith, Hewlett Packard; Karen Kessel, Koffler Group; Susan Kare, Apple; Jerry Manock, Apple. .Products/Demos: Apple Macintosh, HP Orion Computer. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Computer and communication technologies are merging creating the new field of informatics. Guests: Bob Metcalfe, 3Com; Bill Gillis, Charles Schwab; Glenn Albinger, Computer Colorworks; Barry Margerum, Grid Systems; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: Ethernet, UNET, Digital Paintbrush System, Grid Compass, QuoTrekRolm Jupiter and Cedar Systems, AT&T 7300. Originally broadcast in March 1985.  Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Connecting computers, peripherals, broadband and baseband. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Michael Pliner, Sytek; Charlies Bass, Ungermann-Bass; Phil Edholm, Sytek Products/Demos: Centralized Intelligence, Distributed Intelligence, Local Area Network
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A look at how computers are changing the political process including campaign management, voter profiling, fundraising, and grass roots organizing. Produced in 1985. Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Frank Tobe, Tobe & Associates; Roger Lee, Capital Data Communic; Rep. Bob Carr, Dem Michigan; Rep. Ed Zschau, Rep California; Gary Chapman, CPSR; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: Washington Alert Service, Q Systems Solon
Topic: Episode year: 1985
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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This was the very first episode of the Computer Chronicles, originally broadcast in September 1983, covering the history and ancestry of today's PC. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Gordon Bell, DEC; Herb Lechner, SRI; Cyril Yansouni, HP Products/Demos: HP 150 PC, Computer Museum, TX-1 Computer. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1983
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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Viruses are spreading to personal computers and causing havoc to individuals and businesses. A look at how to prevent viruses from destroying your system. Guests: John Dickinson, PC Labs; Andrew Seybold, Natl LAN Lab; Robert Capon, HJC Software; Jack Mc; Daniel, Magna; Dave Fischer, NASA Ames; Jim Mount, PME Labs; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Flu Shot; Virex; Empower
Topic: Episode year: 1989
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A look at the new technology for computers communicating with other computers. Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Sherry Geddes, Strategic Inc.; Bob Metcalfe, 3Com; Bill Godbout, CompuPro; Richard Goldberg, IBM; Nat Goldhaber, Centram Systems; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: EtherMacToken Ring, TOPS Network. Originally broadcast in October 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1985, 3com, ibm, ethernet
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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The computer as a creative tool used to make, display and store music. Guests: John Chowning, Stanford; Will Harvey, Electronic Arts; Ellen Lapham, Syntauri; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Music Construction Set, Alpha Syntauri Keyboard, Casiotone, Vocal Synthesizer, MIT Experimental Music Studio, Stanford Center for Computer Music. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1984, MIT, will harvey, john chowning, music, stanford
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Jun 13, 2007
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Second part of a series on information retrieval looking at specialized services such as Bix, Dialog, QuantumLink and NewsNet. Guests: Dick Kollin, Telebase Systems; Doug Webster, BYTE; Roger Summit, Dialog Info Services; Connie Tomal, Mead Data Central; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: Lotus One Source, BIX, Lexis Nexis, Information on Demand, Dialog, EasyNet
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Topic: Episode year: 1987
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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A review of how computers are being used in innovative programs to teach basic literacy skills to adults. Guests: John Fleischman, La Puente Adult Schools; Jane Nissen Laidley, People's Computer Co; Dr. John Henry Martin, IBM; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: LEAP Functional Literacy, Adult Literacy and Learning, Maze Mania
Topic: Episode year: 1987
Computer Chronicles
Jun 13, 2007
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The Atari ST is a big hit in Europe but it's not very popular yet in the U.S. A look at some of the cool features that attract Atari fans. Guests: Jim Kent, Author; Vincent de Phillippo, Winners; Andrew Reese, START Magaz; Nathan Potechin, ISD Mktg Inc; Eric Peterson, Cogswell College; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Cyber Paint; Spectre 128Dyna Cadd; Calamus; Atari Mega 4Atari 1040 ST. Originally broadcast in 1989. Copyright 1989 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topic: Episode year: 1989
Computer Chronicles
Jun 12, 2007
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A review of the new Intel 386 chip and the new super-fast computers and applications that take advantage of its speed. Guests: Dana Krelle, Intel; Michael Swavely, Compaq; Robert Dilworth, Zenith; Neil Colvin, Phoenix Technologies; Jan Lewis, Palo Alto Research Group Products/Demos: Compaq Deskpro 386, Intel 80386 Microprocessor, Zenith Z-386, VP/ix, UNIX 386. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1987
Computer Chronicles
Jun 12, 2007
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A review of the latest tax preparation software packages including: MacinTax and TaxView from SoftView, Lasser's Your Income Tax, Tax Preparer from HowardSoft, TurboTax from ChipSoft, Tax Partner from Best Programs, and Federal Tax Forms for the Apple II from Sky Computer Resources. Includes a visit to the IRS center in Fresno, California. Originally broadcast in 1988.
Topics: tax, taxes, IRS
Computer Chronicles
Jun 12, 2007
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Before there was a Macintosh, the Amiga was the computer for the creative community. This program looks at the Amiga 2000, the Amiga 500, Photon Video Cell Animator, Music X, Video Toaster, and Interceptor. Originally broadcast in 1988. Copyright 1988 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: amiga, commodore, video toaster
Computer Chronicles
Jun 12, 2007
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Doctors are turning to computers for medical research, diagnosis and clinic management. Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Dr. Ben Honigman, U of Colorado; Mark Tuttle, UC Berkeley; Dr. Chandler Dawson, UCSF; Dr. Mark Musen, Stanford; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: Drexler LaserCard, MicroMedex, Computerized Clinical Information System, Poisindex, Drugdex, Emergindex, Pulmonary Function (PUFF), MedLine. Originally broadcast in 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet...
Topics: 1985, health, medical
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A review of current popular programming languages. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Paul Grady, Microfocus; Dave Eisenberg, Apple; Elizabeth Rather, Forth Products/Demos: COBOLFORTHFORTH Graphics, PASCAL, Apple's Personal COBOL. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
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Jun 12, 2007
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PC utiltities, file manipulators, disk managers, DOS aids, and other PC tools. Guests: Ed Tolson, SoftLogic Solutions; Dale Sinor, Executive Systems; Karen Lund, Tele-Ware; Robert Hoffman, Ashton-Tate; Ezra Shapiro, BYTE Magazine; Jay Eisnelohr, Airus; Gary Kildall, Digital Research; George Morrow, Intelligent Access Products/Demos: Sidekick, Norton Utilities, Sideways, Double DOS, Disk Optimizer, Xtree & HOT, Above Disc, Détente. Originally broadcast in 1986. Copyright 1986 Stewart...
Topic: Episode year: 1986
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Jun 12, 2007
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A review of competing operating systems and their affect on software development. Guests: Gary Kildall, SRI; Tony Fanning, Hewlett Packard; Jean Yates, Yates Ventures; Bruce Tognizinni, Apple; Herb Lechner, SRI Products/Demos: CP/MUNIXXenix, MS/DOS, Apple IIe & AppleTalk. Originally broadcast in March 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
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Jun 12, 2007
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A four part series on business applications. Part one focuses on the latest word processing programs including spell checkers and on-line thesauruses. Guests: Dan Lunt, WordPerfect Corporation; Walter Feigenson, MicroPro; James Kesler, Office Solutions; Lewis Levin, Microsoft; Eric Alderman, Author; Michael Miller, InfoWorld; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: WordPerfect 4.2, WordStar 4.0, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Word for Macintosh. Originally broadcast in 1987. Copyright 1987...
Topic: Episode year: 1987
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Jun 12, 2007
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The conclusion of the second annual Computer Bowl with East meeting West for the title of Master of Computer Trivia. West coast team: John Doerr, Bill Gates, Stewart Alsop, Charles House, Lawrence Tesler. East coast team: Pat McGovern, Bob Frankston, William Foster, Edward Friedkin, Russell Planjizer. Guest questioner: Mitchell Kapor. Host: Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1990. Copyright 1990 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode Year: 1990, Television Programs, Computers: History, Computer Bowl, Bill Gates
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Jun 12, 2007
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A look at early computer games. Featured are Earl Weaver Baseball, Ferrari Formula One, Tower of Myraglen, and Shanghai. Includes a visit to Electronic Arts customer support department and an interview with author and game designer Douglas Adams. Featured studio guests include game designers Richard Seaborne, Jeff Lefferts, and Brodie Lockard. Originally broadcast in 1988.
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Topics: Episode Year: 1988, Television Programs, Computers: History, Gaming
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Jun 12, 2007
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Floppy drives, hard drives, and bubble memory. Guests: Al Shugart, Seagate; Frank Sordello, Memorex; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: 5 ¼ inch floppy drive, 3 ½ inch floppy drive, RCA CED videodisk, 3680 1.2 GB spindle disk. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
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Jun 12, 2007
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In the early 1990's the computer industry settled on a CD-ROM standard and that fanned the growth of CD-ROMs as a storage medium. This program looks at several early CD-ROM applications including The Bureau of Electronic Publishing's U.S. History, Compton's Multimedia Encyclopedia, Warner New Media's String Quartet, the Computer Libray, Magazine Rack, the Health Reference Center, Semaphore's Zip4, and Mixed Up Mother Goose. Originally broadcast in 1991. Copyright 1991 Stewart Cheifet...
Topics: CD-ROM, optical storage, multimedia
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Jun 12, 2007
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A first look at the new IBM PS2 computer and its design and interface innovations. Guests: Tony Harris, Digital Research; David Bunnell, PCW Communications; John Dvorak, PC Magazine; Ron Kaufmann, RX Computers; George Morrow, Nestar; Jan Lewis, Palo Alto Research Group; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: DOS 3.3, Gem Desktop Publisher, IBM PS2 Model 50, GEM Draw Plus, FLEX-OS. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1987
Computer Chronicles
Jun 12, 2007
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A review of the current offerings in word processors, spreadsheets, and database managers. Guests: Lewis Levin, Micropro; Alan Ashton, Satellite Software; Lex Crosett, Lotus Development; Stan Kugell, Javelin; Chick Mornheim, MMA; Steve Dow, Ansa; Jim Button, ButtonWare; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: Wordstar 2000, WordPerfect 4.1, Lotus 123, Javelin, ParadoxPC File/R. Originally broadcast in 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topic: Episode year: 1985
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Jun 12, 2007
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A look at the newest mass storage devices including the compact disc ROM. Guests: Tim Oren, Activenture; Fred Lloyd, Information Storage; Bob Kalthoff, Access; Ed Schmid, DEC; Dave Davies, 3MGary Kildall, Digital Research; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: Activenture Knowledge Retrieval System, Information Storage WO Drive, Encyclopedia on a Disk, ISI Worm Disk, Digital Equipment CD-ROM Drive
Topic: Episode year: 1985
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Jun 12, 2007
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First of a two-part series on desktop publishing focusing on new software applications for the Macintosh. Guests: Michael Tchong, Manhattan Graphics; Richard Ware, Casady; Randall Kincaid, Dynamic Graphics; Michael Boich, Radius; Paul Brainerd, Aldus Corporation; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: Comic Works, Ready, Set, Go, Fontographer, Fluent Fonts, Right Now, Desktop Art Originally broadcast in 1986. Copyright Stewart Cheifet Productions 1986.
Topic: Episode year: 1986
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Jun 12, 2007
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A consumer's guide to the most popular low-cost home computers. Guests: Jack Tramiel, Atari; Leonard Tramiel, Atari; Frank Leonardi, Commodore; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: Commodore Laptop, Commodore 128, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST 512. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
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Jun 12, 2007
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A look at the job opportunities and requirements in the fast growing computer field. Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; John Podkomorski, Hewlett Packard; James Patterson, Stanford; Pat Hill Hubbard, Amer Elect Assoc; Harry Hamlin, Hamlin Associates; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: . Originally broadcast in 1986. Copyright 1986 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1986
Computer Chronicles
Jun 12, 2007
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Expert systems software and artificial intelligence applications. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Mike Thoma, Mgmt Decisn Sys; Steve Weyl, Syntelligence; Jim Chapman, Human Edge SW Products/Demos: Strategic Simulations Epidemic, Prospector, CompuStat, Easy Scan, Sales Edge. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
Computer Chronicles
Jun 12, 2007
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Computers are creating an entirely new platform for playing games, between humans or between humans and computers. Guests: Trip Hawkins, Electronic Arts; Bill Budge, Game Designer; Chris Crawford, Atari; Steve Kitchen, Activision Products/Demos: Pinball Construction Set, One on One, Space Shuttle, Excaliber, Larry Bird Basketball. Originally broadcast in September 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode year: 1984, computer games, pinball, space, activation, atari, hawkins, budge
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Jun 12, 2007
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A look at the new graphics tools available to computer users, both for amateurs and professionals. Guests: Marein Cremer, Apple; Mark Bola, Imagic; Stephen Rosendahl, Pacific Data Images; Ed Bernstein, Broderbund; James Dowlen, Computer Artist; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: MacDrawMagic, Dazzle Draw, Lumena. Originally broadcast in 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: 1986, broderbund, dazzle draw
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Jun 12, 2007
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A look at on-line educational services and self-teaching software programs. Guests: Mary Cron, First Byte; Jim Becker, Terrapin Software; Mark Patterson, Mind Bank; Luba Lewytzkyj, Control Data; James Milojkovic, TeleLearning; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: InfoMinder, National Gallery of Art, Talking Software Pre-ReadersThe Balancing Act, Plato
Topic: Episode year: 1986
Computer Chronicles
Jun 12, 2007
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A review of the latest portable computer technology focusing on new batteries, color, faster processors, larger hard drives and backlit displays. Guests: Keith Comer, Toshiba; Kevin Mankin, Zenith; Jim Barltett, NECMac Mc; Loughlin, Compaq; Michael Morris, Intelligent Tech; Bill Howard, PC Magazine; Bill Lempesis, Dataquest; Betty English, Hitachi; Dan Farber, Mac; Week; Jerry Borrell, MacWorld Products/Demos: Toshiba T1600Toshiba T5200Zenith Turbo; Sport 386NEC Ultralite; Compaq SLT 286CAT 286...
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Topic: Episode year: 1989