[vcf-midatlantic] Home computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81

Bob Aviles raviles132001 at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 17 15:09:38 UTC 2021


 His daughter stated that he never uses a computer or calculator instead he uses a slide ruler.

    On Thursday, September 16, 2021, 04:48:25 PM EDT, Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:  
 
 We have one of these calculators on display within our Sinclair User Group
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On Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:26 PM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 2:23 PM Christian Liendo via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
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> > I don't know how accurate this is but it came across my feed
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> https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/sep/16/home-computing-pioneer-sir-clive-sinclair-dies-aged-81
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> Very interesting. I knew about the Sinclair computers, but I didn't know
> about the invention of the pocket calculator.
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