Computer retro: get an Altair 8800

The first micro-computer in the market was the Altair 8800. The kit, designed by Ed Roberts, was probably the catalyst for the technology that we enjoy today. In fact, the Altair 8800 was the first machine that had a BASIC interpreter, written by Paul Allen and Bill Gates. And yes, although the machine is obsolete, it seems to be a good resource for us to take perspective of where we are and where we come from. The Altair 8800 was a computer in a very rudimentary by today’s standards, that…

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