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ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Podcast


hosts: Randy Kindig, Kevin Savetz, Brad Arnold
email: antic@ataripodcast.com
twitter: @AtariPodcast
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Sep 18, 2016

Mitchell Waite, computer book author and publisher

Mitchell Waite is a prolific computer book author and publisher. His first book "Projects in Sight, Sound and Sensation" was published in 1974. He founded the Waite Group in 1977, which published more than 80 titles in the computer programming field. He co-authored Computer Animation Primer (with David Fox) and Your Own Computer (with Michael Pardee), the 8086/8088 Microprocessor Primer with Christopher Morgan, CP/M Bible, and wrote, co-wrote, or published dozens of other computer books. 

This interview took place on June 16, 2016. 

Teaser quote: "'I don't even have an office yet,' you know? And he said 'Well you better get one.' And I said, 'But I don't even have a corporation.' He said, 'You better start one.'"

Video version of this interview: https://youtu.be/x1dU7b4ZkHA

Mitch's web site: http://www.mitchwaite.com

Mitch on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitchell_Waite

Full text of Computer Graphics Primer: http://www.atariarchives.org/cgp/

Full text of Computer Animation Primer: http://www.atariarchives.org/cap/

Mitch on Triangulation: https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation/episodes/252

Apple ad featuring ibird: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0zhotBPx1E

Antic podcast interview with David Fox