The early days of home computing

There were no design conventions for the earliest home computers, no rules for how they’d look,” says Alex Wiltshire, author of Home Computers, a new book that explores the rapidly changing face of the household machine between its birth in the 1970s and the 1990s… More here.

Some memories here, and I must say some wonderful designs.



Categories: Articles, Photography, Retro

1 reply

  1. Some lovely stuff!

    I guess in most ways it’s an extension of typewriter design –
    surprising amount of variation in everything from symbols to modifier keys too, in the early computers.

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