COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 43 — TRIP HAWKINS, JOHN MERSON, BEN ANIXTER, AND RICHARD O'BRIEN

This next episode continued the previous discussion about the noticeable slowdown in the computer industry during the summer of 1985.

COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 42 — DAVID CROCKETT, SAM COLELLA, DEBORAH WISE, AND DAVID NORMAN

The third season of Computer Chronicles debuted in September 1985 with a two-part look at the “slowdown in Silicon Valley.

COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED SPECIAL NO. 5 — KEN USTON'S PROFESSIONAL BLACKJACK

In one of his earliest software reviews for the “Random Access” segment of Computer Chronicles, Paul Schindler praised Ken Uston’s Professional Blackjack, noting that while “most computer games will just play blackjack with you,” this program “will teach you how to play the game and win using various point counting methods.

COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 41 — MACDRAW, DAZZLE DRAW, THE MAGIC VIDEO DIGITIZER, AND LUMENA

When Computer Chronicles first delved into the topic of computer graphics back in April 1984, the focus was largely on high-end professional systems, such as the $150,000 Quantel Paintbox.

COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 40 — TSUKUBA EXPO '85

In 1963, Japan’s government decided to build a planned scientific community about 35 miles north of Tokyo that would meet the country’s growing demand for high-tech research and technology.

COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 39 — MSX AND COMDEX IN JAPAN '85

As we round the home stretch for the second season of Computer Chronicles, the show makes its first extended foray abroad.

COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED SPECIAL NO. 4 — PAUL SCHINDLER'S SOFTWARE REVIEWS

A prominent feature of early-era Computer Chronicles episodes was Paul Schindler’s software reviews, which normally appeared in the middle of the “Random Access” segment.

COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 38 — THE ATARI 520ST AND COMMODORE 128

In my last post, I discussed Bill Gillis, then a Charles Schwab executive in charge of its technology division.

COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 37 — THE EQUALIZER, COMPUTER COLORWORKS DIGITAL PAINTBRUSH SYSTEM, AT&T UNIX PC, AND GRID COMPASS 1101

In the early 1980s, there were two major antitrust settlements that significantly impacted the evolution of the computer industry.

COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED SPECIAL NO. 3 — HERBERT LECHNER ON SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

In my posts covering the first season of Computer Chronicles, I noted that some of the episode recordings included interstitial segments presented by Herbert Lechner, who also occasionally guest hosted for Gary Kildall during this 1983-84 period.