Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday November 07, 2015

The Man Who Made "The World’s First Personal Computer"

The Kenbak-1 is up for auction, and this article goes a little bit into its history. It kind of reminds me of an video or audio switcher.

Back in 1970, Mr. Blankenbaker, then a computer engineer and consultant, put together his machine at his home in Brentwood, California. "I came into a little money and decided it was time to build a small computer that could be afforded by everyone," he tells me. "It did not use any microprocessors, and I did the work in my garage."