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Interesting Linux

The Computer Chronicles – Windows 98 (1998)

This video is from The Computer Chronicles and tracks the launch of Windows 98 as well as a new upstart Windows alternative called Linux.

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Interesting

The Computer Chronicles – The Internet (1993)

This video is from The Computer Chronicles, one of the few media outlets to cover technology in the 80s and early 90s. Looking back at this and how the internet changed things, I can’t help but wonder what looking back at AI videos and news stories three decades later will be like.

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Interesting Maker

BUILDING THE WORLD’S FIRST 100% NEW COMMODORE 64!

Retro Recipes takes new components and rebuilds the world’s first new C-64 since 1994. The Commodore 64 was discontinued in 1994 and since then it’s been impossible to find a 100% new “real” (non-emulation) replacement. Thanks to the sponsorship of http://PCBWay.com – great PCBs from $5! – let’s try to build the world’s first brand […]

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Hardware

MEGA 65 Unboxing, History & Teardown!

A video over 40 years in the making! Explore the history of the Commodore 65, back as the MEGA 65, unbox it & do a mega teardown with the microscope!

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Interesting

An Interviw with Commodore 64 Chip Designer Albert Charpentier

The Commodore 64 (and VIC20) launched a lot of people into technology careers. Dave from Dave’s Garage interviews Albert Charpentier, the primary designer of the VIC and VIC-II chips as used in the Vic 20 and Commodore 64, visits Dave’s Garage and discusses the chips and how they came to be.

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Space

Using a Commodore 64 to Talk to the International Space Station

Retro Recipes wires up a Commodore 64, a ham radio, and a modem to reach out to the stars. (or at least near Earth orbit).

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Security

How Telephone Phreaking Worked

The 8-Bit Guy spoke at the Retro Game conference in Portland to talk about how phone phreaking worked.

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