Lee Felsenstein

Lee Felsenstein (born 1945) is an American computer engineer who played a central role in the development of the personal computer. He was one of the original members of the Homebrew Computer Club and the designer of the Osborne 1, the first mass-produced portable computer. Before the Osborne, Felsenstein designed the Intel 8080 based "SOL" computer from Processor Technology, the PennyWhistle modem, and other early "S-100 bus" era designs. His shared-memory alphanumeric video display design, the Processor Technology VDM-1 video display module board, was widely copied and became the basis for the standard display architecture of personal computers.
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  • Online Message Forums: A Tale of the Past, Present & Future

    … from something quite simple to something so advanced today. You may not know it but online message forums started out as a technology known as Community Memory back in 1973. Established in Berkley, California, Community Memory was a technology that allowed users to post messages on a computer and then search through the memory system to retrieve…

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