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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian

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helped form MITS - ClassicCMP
company that produced the Altair, the first successful personal computer. ... Two facts about the history ol'person- ....
Very Brief PC History pdf
Very Brief Personal Computer. History. Concentrating on.
World's First Minicomputer Kit - American Radio History
Jan 31, 1975 PROJECT BREAKTHROUGH ! World's First Minicomputer Kit to Rival Commercial Models... ALTAIR 8800 SAVE OVER ß1O00.
The Computer Museum Report/Fall 1986
American History. Smithsonian Institution ..... machines, topped by the Altair 8800's.
Computer History Activity - Computer Science Education Week
Goal: Learn about some key events in Computer History ... Be curious about computer history and appreciate the computers they use everyday ... The Altair 8800.

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Don't Have Money? 17 Entrepreneurs Who Bootstrapped Their Startup from Nothing
The two started with a simple idea, to create a basic interpreter program for the Altair 8800 Microcomputer. Even though the program they designed worked only on a ... the company that made the computer, were impressed.
Bill Gates Net Worth - Microsoft Billionaire
He dropped out of the school after he successfully sold a non-existent BASIC compiler for the MITS Altair 8800. He co-founded Micro-Soft as a ... They dropped the hyphen before the next year and Microsoft's Altair BASIC was popular with hobbyists.
Bill Gates read Superman comics as a kid & got a C+ in organic chemistry at
That was to start, together with Paul Allen, their own computer software company, following the release in 1975 of the MITS Altair 8800, based on the Intel 8080 CPU, which the two saw as an opportunity waiting to be grabbed.
Altair 8800 Clone: A near-empty box filled with history
Owning a piece of computer history can be expensive and not much fun. You can buy a vintage MITS Altair 8800, one of the world's first successful desktop computers, on eBay, but a good one will cost you over US$4,000.
The Altair 8800: The Machine That Launched the PC Revolution
There are somewhat different variations on the exact history of the decision to go with Robert's machine.

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Altair 8800 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
History[edit]. This "Tracking Light for Model Rockets" project appeared in the September 1969 issue of Model Rocketry and was the first ...
The Altair 8800 of Ed Roberts - History of Computers
Birth of the modern computer, Personal computer, Altair 8800.
Altair 8800 Microcomputer | National Museum of American History
Altair 8800 Microcomputer. Description: Not long after Intel introduced its 8080 chip, a small firm in Albuquerque, New Mexico, named MITS (Micro ...
Altair-8800-1974 - Computermuseum
Altair 8800 Microcomputer (1974) ... (History -: Some sources say that the computer was named "Altair" after the planet Altair from a Star Trek television series ...
mits altair 8800 - PC History
It is over 20 years since the debut of the Altair 8800 computer in the pages of Popular Electronics Magazine, but everyone connected with it tells a completely ...

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