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

    … responses to their posts. Post and search was the start of online message forums that we know as online message forums of today. Efrem Lipkin, Mark Szpakowski, and Lee Felsenstein were the founding members of Community Members and designed the technology mainly for educational and social organizations but like message forums, it grew and grew…

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