Thu, 3 November 2016
Rodnay Zaks, Founder of Sybex Books
Rodnay Zaks was the founder of computer book publisher Sybex Books, and is author of many classic computer programming books, including 6502 Applications (1979), Programming the 6502, Advanced 6502 Programming, and 6502 Games. He also wrote or co-wrote Programming the Z80, Programming the 6809, Your First Apple II Program, Programming the Apple II in Assembly Language, and other books.
This interview took place on October 14, 2016.
Rodnay on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodnay_Zaks
"The first 5,000 books sold out, mail order, within a few days. So it was clear that there was more interest than we anticipated."
"She said, 'There is a computer in this machine?' I said 'Yes.' And she went out screaming and never returned."