Happy Thanksgiving! (Or National Day of Mourning, depending on your perspective/ethnicity.)
Here’s a friend’s nostalgia shelf:
I hope that we can all agree to give thanks that we’ve moved on from this phase of personal computing!
Separately, with no Thanksgiving to slow them down, China can concentrate fully on Christmas decoration weeks earlier than Americans. “There’s Snow Place Like Shanghai Disney Resort” shirts in a city where November high temps had fallen to around 70 degrees…
- William Shockley, the not-very-woke developer of the modern transistor and founder of Silicon Valley
- Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari (see the game console in the photo)
- Adam Osborne, the leader of the team that gave us the first mass market portable personal computer
- “The Team That Built Apple’s First Macintosh Computer: Then And Now”