1970’s

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Merlin

In 1978 Parker Brothers brought to live something that was brought to this world by NASA, employee Bob Doyle, his wife Holly and brother-in-law, Wendl Thomas. No, this wasn’t brought from space or anything like that but it was invented, yes invented.  It played games. What games did it have […]

Apple (1976)

The year is 2019 and Apple was founded in 1976, on April 1 two college dropouts, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded Apple. Garages Why does it seem that a lot of companies are formed in garages and then they become huge. Apple wasn’t that different. Apple I was created […]

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Altair 8800

Computers didn’t come from space, did they? Come from the future? No, of course, they didn’t.  So where did they come from? In 1974, Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry systems invented something called a microcomputer called the Altair 8800.  Became so popular that it was published on the cover of Popular […]

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Polaroid SX 70

Photography has come a long way since the 1800’s when this photo was taken Photos back in the late 1800s and early 1900’s it took some time to develop the film. But in the 1947 Polaroid introduced something called the Land Camera Model 95 which used something called instant film. […]