RCR Episode 135: 35 years since there wasn’t yet an IBM PC

Panelists: Jack Nutting (hosting), Paul Hagstrom, and Michael Mulhern Host’s Topic: 35 years since there wasn’t yet an IBM PC The IBM PC launched into a world of many personal computer brands, types, operating systems, and eventually took the label and became the ubiquitous and standard PC (and PC-compatible), leaving most other systems fallen by […]

RCR Episode 134: Chicken Missile? (KansasFest 2016)

Panelists: The regular “How To Retro History of Open Chicken Missile Antics Roundtable” crew. Host’s Topic: Chicken Missile? At KansasFest 2016, on July 22, 2016, a crowd of retrocomputing podcasters sat around a table in a room and spoke about KansasFest itself and about our computing histories. There was one microphone in a big room, […]

RCR Episode 133: I’ve a feeling we’re not in Missouri anymore

Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Ken Gagne, Michael Mulhern, and Carrington Vanston Host’s Topic: I’ve a feeling we’re not in Missouri anymore All of us are now back in our respective countries after KansasFest and. Retro Computing News: Margaret Hamilton’s introduction (July 2001, AGC conference 1) Don Eyles walks through AGC source code The Code that […]

RCR Episode 132: Kevin Loves Apples (KansasFest 2016)

Panelists: Kevin Savetz (hosting), Mark Pilgrim, Kate Szkotnicki, Lisa Allyn, and Jeff Blakeney (contestants) Host’s Topic: Kevin Loves Apples After one too many repetitions of his name, Kevin Savetz materialized at KansasFest 2016 and wrested control of the Retrocomputing Roundtable. A panel of four attendees compete in Apple-II-related games, recorded live at KansasFest. KansasFest Intro […]