Texas rocker Joe Ely has released B4 84, an album he made with an Apple II, using the alphaSyntauri music system and a Roland 808 drum machine. In a brief interview with the San Antonio Current, Ely discusses the details of the album, which was recorded over 30 years ago, his interactions with Woz, and […]
His appearance at KansasFest 2013 and recent write up on the development of Integer BASIC notwithstanding, Woz has spent much of his time recently battling the FCC’s controversial new net “neutrality” policies and generally looking to the future. This is understandable of course – you can only tell the same stories of the company’s early […]
BASIC, that simple language that was an integral part of the Apple II experience for so many fans, turns 50 this month and to help celebrate, Woz has contributed a nice little memoir about how he wrote Integer BASIC from scratch.
In 1984, Woz visited theÂ East Ohio Apple Corps to introduce the new Macintosh and discuss plenty of other Apple related topics. Â The video doesn’t include the actual Macintosh intro, but Woz gives a detailed history of the early days of Apple including Mike Marrkula and Ron Wayne, the development of the Disk II drive, his […]
According to this Reuters report, Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak has been hired to act as an advisor on the new Steve Jobs biopic. No, not that one. This is the film currently being written by Aaron Sorkin and backed by Sony Pictures. Wozâ€™s role is being described as that of â€œtutorâ€ for the technical aspects […]
Andy Kessler of Tech Ticker recently recorded a video interview with Steve Wozniak about the early days of personal computing: We were gonna have machines that could out-calculate our companies’ huge million-dollar computers, and we the programmers … were gonna change the world with revolutionized education. We always spoke of the word “revolution” â€” all […]