The Apple I- Doc’D #66

In this technology-themed episode of PractitioNERD Documented, or “Doc’D”, host Montez McCrary will be discussing the origins, technical features, and the lasting historic legacy of the very first computer from Apple, the Apple One.

1) “Apple One” from the Apple Museum []
2) Archived eBay Listing for Apple One from Steve Jobs’ garage []
3) Alker33’s YouTube Video showing Apple One Set-up and Demonstration []
**“iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer and Had Fun Along the Way“ by Steve Wozniak & Gina Smith
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The Fine Bros.’ “Kids React” on Old Computers Makes Me Laugh & Cry

Oh children. Nowadays you can’t go anywhere without seeing at least 10 kids playing with a touch-screen tablet and/or smartphone, and the computers that they get to grow up with have fancy and beautiful HD graphical user interfaces and high DPI computer mice. It’s interesting that more children are now becoming pretty tech savvy almost out of the womb.  Wow, ’cause when I was their age I playing and learning on either a black-and-orange monochrome Brother word processor computer (with typewriter) and the Apple II at school with the ‘actually floppy’ floppy disks (but seriously, “Number Munchers” and “The Oregon Trail” were my JAM!). Continue reading “The Fine Bros.’ “Kids React” on Old Computers Makes Me Laugh & Cry”