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Education

Submission + - How the BBC Micro Educated Britain

Gammu writes: Unlike the North American computer market in the late seventies and early eighties, Britain was largely dominated by domestic companies. Beginning with the early eighties, the BBC selected a computer that schools schools would use for more than a decade, not unlike the Apple II, the BBC Micro. The computer was the BBC Micro and was the subject of a massive computer literacy program in Britain and the Commonwealth.

"Can you program?" "Well, I'm literate, if that's what you mean!"

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