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diskoboy
04-02-2010, 01:10 PM
The man that inspired Bill Gates, and brought us one of the very first personal computers has died at the age of 68.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2362186,00.asp

tom
04-02-2010, 06:23 PM
Uh that's bad, not so old either.....Where would Bill Gates be without him?

Interesting read about the MITS/Gates, Allen relationship in here:
http://www.videogamecollectors.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=246216&g2_serialNumber=1

Greg2600
04-02-2010, 07:46 PM
Cheers to a great mind.

AB Positive
04-03-2010, 11:32 AM
RIP - where would any of us be, really, without him?