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    Default RIP - Dr. Edward Roberts, inventor of the Altair 8800

    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
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    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:
    Last edited by tom; 04-02-2010 at 06:26 PM.

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    Cheers to a great mind.
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    RIP - where would any of us be, really, without him?
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    Holy crap. It's been a while.

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