Tag: 1984

1984 will not be like 1984 — The Macintosh 30 Years on

Apple, Inc. celebrated the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the Macintosh this week.  January 24th, 1984, Steve jobs showed the world his new machine complete with graphical user interface. The machine initially envisioned by The like of Jef Raskin and Steve Jobs had come to a fruition and Apple introduced it in a manner […]

Rounding in BASIC

by Graeme PhilipsonAustralian Apple Review March 1984 BASIC is in many ways a great computer language. It is very easy to learn, in fact it was originally designed as a language to teach people how to program. The letters “B.A.S.I.C.” stand for “Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code”. It is also suited to a wide range […]