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Besides the glossy magazines, stacks of photocopied, hand-printed and distributed newsletters brought information and insight to computer users.



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Commodore Users Group of Saskatchewan
by 1992
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The Keyboard, Kids, and Krud is a 32-minute tutorial video in which CUGS member Ken Danylczuk demonstrates how to disassemble and clean a Commodore 64 keyboard. The video was shot at Miller Comprehensive High School in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1992.
Jersey Atari Computer Group
by Atari
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A videotape touting the benefit of users groups for Atari 8-bit computer users. Published by Atari / Atari Computer Enthusiasts Support. Dated 1983. These groups appear in the video: Atari Booster League East Atari Computer Enthusiasts of Eugene (Oregon) Dallas Atari Computer Enthusiasts (Texas) Jersey Atari Computer Group (JACE, New Jersey) Michigan Atari Computer Enthusiasts Novatari Portland Atari Club (Oregon) Starfleet Suburban Chicago Atarians (Illinois) Tulsa Regional Atari Computer...
Topics: Atari, Atari users groups, Atari computers, Atari 8-bit, computer users groups, computer history,...
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Peter Hirshberg, Capital Children's Museum Peter Hirshberg was curator of the communications wing of the Capital Children's Museum in the early 1980s, where he helped build The Future Center, the computer lab outfitted with Atari 800 computers; and museum exhibits, some of which were computer controlled. This interview took place on April 12, 2021. In it, we discuss Ann Lewin-Benham, director of the museum; and Guy Nouri, from the Superboots lab, both of whom I previously interviewed....
Topics: interview, computer history, Atari 8-bit, Atari 400, Atari 800, computer lab, Capital Children's...
Atari at the Science Fair: Mark Knutsen, Star Cluster   This is the third in a series of interviews called "Atari at the Science Fair" where I talk with people who used Atari 8-bit computers to create projects and enter them in science fairs. Today's interview is with Mark Knutsen, who wrote a star cluster simulation in the Forth programming language for his high school science fair. I found this blurb in the July 1986 edition of the Jersey Atari Computer Group newsletter: "June...
Topics: interview, computer history, Atari 8-bit, Atari 400, Atari 800, Star Cluster, Computer Recreations,...
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Suzanne Ciani, pioneer in electronic music Suzanne Ciani is a pioneer in electronic music, Grammy-nominated composer, and recording artist. In the 1980's, she created music for television commercials, corporate tags, and audio logos for Atari as well as many other companies. She also created the soundtrack for the 1980 Bally pinball machine, Xenon. In addition to being an early adopter of electronic music, she educated the world about it, demonstrating sound design techniques on The David...
Topics: interview, computer history, Atari 8-bit, Atari 7800, Atari commercial, Bally Xenon pinball,...