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Computers for the Masses, not the Classes

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the origins of Commodore under the helm of Jack Tramiel and the events that followed MOS acquisition, from the release of the PET to the idea of providing “computers for the masses, not the classes” which led to the VIC-20 and, ultimately, the C64 .

Keywords

Jack Tramiel Commodore MOS 6502 KIM-1 PET VIC-20 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.James Cook UniversitySingaporeSingapore

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