Saturday, April 3, 2010

Father of the PC Dr. Henry Edward Roberts Died on 1 April 2010

Dr Henry Edward Roberts was the inventor of the Altair 8800, a machine that sparked the home computer era.

Bill Gates and Paul G. Allen contacted Dr Roberts after seeing the machine on the front cover of a magazine and offered to write software for it.  The program was known as Altair-Basic, the foundation of Microsoft's business……

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