Great people personally responsible for advancing the state of early computers:
H. Edward Roberts - Creater of first popular personal computer - MITS Altair 8800.
Chuck Peddle - designer of the 6502 CPU and the Commodore PET 2001 computer.
Lee Felsenstein - Designer of early successful computers - Sol-20, Osborne 1.
Jack Tramiel - Founder and CEO of Commodore computer company.
Gary Kildall - Created the first popular computer operating system - CP/M.
Bil Gates - Microsoft software company - most early home computers ran Microsoft BASIC.
Adam Osborne - Author, book and software publisher. Founder of Osborne computer company
- marketed first successful portable computer - the Osborne 01.
Steve Wozniak - the design genius behind the first Apple computers.
Steve Jobs - Apple Computers - the great marketer - succeeds by sheer willpower.
Jay Miner - Designed the Atari 400 and 800; the force behind the Amiga personal computer.
Sir Clive Sinclair - Founder of Sinclair electronics, Sinclair line of computers
Andrew Kay - Inventor of the DMM, founder of Kaypro, which created the Kaypro line of portable computers.
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