Articles by tag: commodore

Autor: E. Bolognesi
21 December 2019, 6:59 am

RIP Chuck Peddle - Legendary Founding Father of the Home Computers

Legendary engineer Chuck Peddle died on December 15, 2019. In case you didn't know, Chuck Peddle is the creator of the 6502 chip, the 8-bit microprocessor that started the home computer revolution. He also designed the KIM-1, probably the world's first single-board computer, and the Commodore PET, one of the first three personal computers, released in 1977.

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Autor: E. Bolognesi
12 September 2017, 12:02 pm

Did Commodore, more than Apple, contribute to the birth of the personal computer?

In 1980 Steve Jobs gave an interview to the Wall Street Journal claiming: "When we invented the personal computer, we created a new kind of bicycle”. In the box placed in the middle of the title you can read: “Steve Jobs invented the first personal computer in 1976 with his partner Steve Wozniak”.

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