Impact of the Commodore 64

14 December 2007 at 10:41 pm Leave a comment

320px-commodore64.jpg| Peter Klein |

If Nicolai’s calculator fetish isn’t nerdy enough for you, check out this videotaped lecture on the impact of the Commodore 64 computer. A panel of industry pioneers (including Steve Wozniak) explain the Commodore 64’s impact on the computer industry.

For a more scholarly treatment of this industry’s evolution see Dick Langlois’s “Cognition and Capabilities: Opportunities Seized and Missed in the History of the Computer Industry,” in Garud, Nayyar, and Shapira, eds., Technological Innovation: Oversights and Foresights (Cambridge University Press, 1997).

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