Desktops and Notebooks: Commodore 64: A Look Back at a Geek's First PC

 
 
By Jeff Cogswell  |  Posted 2009-09-03 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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eWEEK Labs Analyst Jeff Cogswell fondly thinks back to his teen years during the early 1980s when he was the proud owner of a Commodore 64, a computer that reached near-mythical status. Jeff explores what led up to this computer, what made it great and how it lives on.By Jeff Cogswell
 
 
 
 
 
Jeff Cogswell is the author of Designing Highly Useable Software (http://www.amazon.com/dp/0782143016) among other books and is the owner/operator of CogsMedia Training and Consulting.Currently Jeff is a senior editor with Ziff Davis Enterprise. Prior to joining Ziff, he spent about 15 years as a software engineer, working on Windows and Unix systems, mastering C++, PHP, and ASP.NET development. He has written over a dozen books.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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