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Author Gazzard, Alison, 1982- author

Title Now the chips are down : the BBC Micro / Alison Gazzard
Published Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 206 pages) : illustrations
Series Platform studies
Platform studies
Contents Hardware and software literacies. The Beeb is born -- Input/output -- Making and playing games. Granny's garden -- Acornsoft and Elite -- Superior software and Repton -- Extending the platform. Telesoftware and the teletext adapter -- The Domesday Project -- The legacy of the BBC Micro
Summary The story of a pioneering microcomputer: its beginnings as part of a national Computer Literary Project, its innovative hardware, and its creative uses
Analysis COMPUTER SCIENCE/History of Computing
DIGITAL HUMANITIES & NEW MEDIA/New Media History
SOCIAL SCIENCES/Media Studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject BBC Microcomputer -- History
Computer literacy -- Great Britain -- History
BBC Microcomputer.
COMPUTERS -- Computer Literacy.
COMPUTERS -- Computer Science.
COMPUTERS -- Data Processing.
COMPUTERS -- Hardware -- General.
COMPUTERS -- Information Technology.
COMPUTERS -- Machine Theory.
COMPUTERS -- Reference.
Computer literacy.
United Kingdom.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0262334305 (electronic bk.)
0262334313 (electronic bk.)
9780262334303 (electronic bk.)
9780262334310 (electronic bk.)