Dec 15, 2015

What Was Your 1st Computer? — Computerphile

Posted by in categories: computing, mobile phones, neuroscience, robotics/AI, singularity, space

Before each Computerphile interview we asked guests and regular contributors about their first computer.

Professor Uwe Aickelin: Missing Data: https://youtu.be/oCQbC818KKU
Professor Ross Anderson: Chip & PIN Fraud: https://youtu.be/Ks0SOn8hjG8

Spencer Lamb: Inside a Data Centre: https://youtu.be/fd3kSdu4W7c
Tom Scott: Animated GIFs and Space vs Time: http://youtu.be/blSzwPcL5Dw

Horia Maior: Brain Scanner: COMING SOON!
Dr Sean Holden: The Singularity & Friendly AI: https://youtu.be/uA9mxq3gneE

Brian Kernighan on Computerphile: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzH6n4zXuckqZ90zLyy36qjO5YIn1RulG

Olly Chick: Captain Buzz: Smart Phone Pilot: https://youtu.be/DE5e0C7xw7c

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  1. Daniel Lewis says:

    The first computer that was mine was a Commodore Amiga A500+ in the early 90s. I got it as a birthday present. I remember playing games on it with friends, but also playing with things like the CLI console on AmigaOS workbench and making graphics on the graphical editor called Deluxe Paint IV.

    We also had Macs in the house while I was growing up, and I think that the earliest one we had was a 16MHz Macintosh II in the late 80s. We certainly had a 33MHz Quadra Apple Mac by the mid 90’s.