Thursday, August 02, 2007

Because I'm an 80's Geek

Ars Technica's new feature is A History of the Amiga, part 1: Genesis. There's even Atari references!
The Amiga computer was a dream given form: an inexpensive, fast, flexible multimedia computer that could do virtually anything. It handled graphics, sound, and video as easily as other computers of its time manipulated plain text. It was easily ten years ahead of its time. It was everything its designers imagined it could be, except for one crucial problem: the world was essentially unaware of its existence.

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