CoCo: The Colorful History of Tandy's Underdog Computer

CoCo: The Colorful History of Tandy's Underdog Computer

by Boisy G Pitre, Bill Loguidice

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ISBN-13: 9781466592476
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/16/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 203
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Boisy G. Pitre has been an avid and passionate advocate for CoCo for nearly 30 years. In 1992, he joined Microware Systems Corporation, the makers of OS-9, as a software engineer and has worked in the industry ever since. Today, he remains a part of the CoCo community, leading various open source initiatives and working with his partner Mark Marlette at Cloud-9 to provide hardware and software for the CoCo hobbyist. He received an MS and BS in computer science with a minor in mathematics from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Bill Loguidice is a critically acclaimed technology author and documentary producer as well as co-founder and managing director for the online publication, Armchair Arcade. A noted videogame and computer historian and expert, he personally owns and maintains well over 400 different systems from the 1970s to the present day, including a large volume of associated materials.

Table of Contents

Tandy Gets Personal
Planting the Seed
Colorful Computing
Somewhere over the Rainbow
Double Trouble
Silicorn Valley
Three’s Company
Third Time’s Charm
Made in the USA
The Time Has Come
Hello Darling
CoCo Forever

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well written interesting read. If you ever had a color computer, this book is for you! It brought many smiles as I traveled back 30 years to when I first got interested in computers. This is a story, not a technical manual.