Episode 21 - 8008: Intel's Second Shot

    Advent of Computing 1/13/2020


It's time to continue our deep dive into the legacy of Intel's processors. This episode we will be looking at the 8008, the second microprocessor produced by Intel and the progenitor of the x86 family. Along the way we will see how an innovative terminal from 1969 inspired the chip, how Intel lost a contract, and discuss some of the first personal computes.

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Important dates in this episode:

1969: CTC Develops First 'Glass-Teletype' Terminal
1972: 8008 CPU Released by Intel


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