Sir Clive Sinclair & British Computer Revolution – Computerphile

Sinclair Computers drove a computing revolution in the UK. At last you could purchase a computer for less than £100 (Approx. $230 in 1980) RIP Sir Clive Sinclair, the man behind the ZX80, ZX81 & ZX Spectrum (30 July 1940…

Sir Clive Sinclair & British Computer Revolution - Computerphile

Source

0
(0)

Sinclair Computers drove a computing revolution in the UK. At last you could purchase a computer for less than £100 (Approx. $230 in 1980)

RIP Sir Clive Sinclair, the man behind the ZX80, ZX81 & ZX Spectrum (30 July 1940 – 16 September 2021)

Thanks to The Centre for Computing History, Cambridge
Thanks to the National Videogame Museum, Sheffield
Additional thanks to Spencer Owen @zxspectROM for Sinclair help and to Hrvoje Cavrak for his Sir Clive graphic.

Computerphile videos referenced:
Video Game Legends: https://youtu.be/t-tO7vx1rw4
People’s Computer: Sinclair ZX81: https://youtu.be/SFAWHB2BKOg
Festive Flashing Lights: https://youtu.be/o2RFdQMi4mg
Wobbly RAM & ZX81 Drawbacks: https://youtu.be/C9DB3w-Syfs
Game Physics (in Assembler): https://youtu.be/Kalmryn9_sE
Sinclair & the ZX Spectrum: https://youtu.be/YxnojyQSpCE
Atari 2600 VCS Programming: https://youtu.be/fce39nQm9TY

https://www.book.face.cx/computerphile
https://make.face.cx/computer_phile

This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.

Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer

Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran’s Numberphile. More at http://www.bradyharan.com

0 / 5. 0