About

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Here’s some facts:

  • I’m from Pottstown, PA  USA.
  • I have a wife, 3 grown boys, and four dogs.
  • Went to high school in Souderton, PA.
  • Earned a BS Information Science from University of Pittsburgh in 1983.
  • I have been an embedded systems engineer and a field applications engineer in the Semiconductor industry.
  • I have had a string of interesting hobbies: magician, studio photography, singing and playing guitar.
  • I had a run of owning and driving some nice old Cadillacs that I loved a lot, the last one being in the photo above, a 1978 Eldorado.  Somehow I used to find the time to do all of those things and work at the same time!

Why this blog?  I experienced the explosion of the microcomputer and lived to tell and help preserve the history.  A large amount of my spare time is spent restoring old computers and researching interesting facts to tell about them. I hope you enjoy my entries as I rediscover charms of these old machines and the brilliant minds that brought them to be.

This is my restoration lab including the wall of parts machines and the media creator station in the middle, and the workbench in the very front (which you can’t see much of, the lamp shines down on the work surface)

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