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Dan Bricklin: From VisiCalc to WikiCalc

In this Super Techies video interview, the co-creator of the first digital spreadsheet offers his thoughts on software innovation past and present.

By April 4, 2008

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Play classic games from your browser

Haven't got a brand new Xbox One or PS4 yet? Never fear. Here's how you can play classic games from five vintage consoles straight from your browser.

By December 29, 2013

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Public at last: Apple II DOS code that launched an empire

The Computer History Museum has published the source code for the Apple II DOS. Last spring, CNET was first to report the existence of documents that led to the creation of the code.

By November 12, 2013

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The untold story behind Apple's $13,000 operating system

CNET looks at newly surfaced contracts, design specs, and page after page of schematics and code, revealing how Apple created its first disk OS, a chapter of Silicon Valley history critical to its later success.

By April 3, 2013

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Selling the Apple II: Three true stories

It's the 35th anniversary of the introduction of the Apple II. It reminds Rafe Needleman of a summer job selling the computers in San Francisco that didn't always pay so well.

By April 16, 2012

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Steve Jobs' perfect pitch: The Macintosh launch

guest post Former Apple executive Jean Louis Gassée takes a nostalgic look at the Mac's historic launch and promises -- not to be confused with the hard struggle later on the battlefield.

By January 23, 2014

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Bob Metcalfe recalls Steve Jobs' cold call

Ethernet co-inventor Bob Metcalfe remembers interactions with Steve Jobs in the early days of personal computing and having Jobs at his wedding.

By October 5, 2011

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Mash-up of Wikipedia and spreadsheets

Mash-up of Wikipedia and spreadsheets

By February 17, 2006

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Ken Olsen, founder of DEC, dead at 84

An important figure in computing history, Olsen founded and led Digital Equipment Corporation, the firm most associated with the minicomputer era.

By February 7, 2011

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Sounding off on Gates' farewell

As Bill Gates wraps up his last few days of full-time work at Microsoft, listen to three industry pioneers reflect on Gates' early days and his legacy in the technology world.

By June 24, 2008