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Old 2nd December, 2011, 03:00 PM
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The BBC Microcomputer and me, 30 years down the line

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The tech industry is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the BBC Microcomputer.

The system was built by Acorn Computers as part of the BBC's Computer Literacy Project.

It ran a new programming language, BBC Basic (beginners all-purpose symbolic instruction code), and helped bring computing into people's homes and schools.

However, trying to establish an "official" launch date is trickier than it sounds.
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Wonder if there could have been a "PBS" micro-computer? Obviously not, you go BBC!
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