Jul 21, 2020
Dorothy Siegel, Pioneer in Computer
I'm Kay Savetz, and this is ANTIC: The Atari 8-bit podcast. This interview, however, is about events that happened before Atari released its first computers.
This interview is with Dorothy Siegel, a pioneer in computer music. The music she created was on an IMSAI 8080 computer...
Jul 14, 2020
Jul 6, 2020
David Gedalia, Atari-controlled Telescope
Listener Paul Somerfeldt sent me a blurb he found in a book titled "The Dobsonian Telescope" by David Kriege and Richard Berry. The book reads: "Computer-controlled Dobsonian telescopes entered amateur astronomy in the late 1980s. An outstanding early example was David...
Jun 29, 2020
Brad Stewart, Covox
Brad Stewart was the co-founder and chief designer of Covox, the company that created Covox VoiceMaster. VoiceMaster was speech digitizer and voice recognition hardware for the Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, and Apple II computers. Covox's own demonstration audio tape describes it well, although the...