An American perspective on the late great Sir Clive Sinclair, from Fast Company

ben bfranchuk at
Mon Sep 27 22:24:51 CDT 2021

On 2021-09-27 5:38 a.m., Jules Richardson via cctalk wrote:
> On 9/26/21 9:05 AM, Liam Proven via cctalk wrote:
>> I found this interesting for perspective. The British media (and
>> AFAICS of Australia, New Zealand and several bits of Europe) have been
>> saturated with coverage of a much-loved, widely-celebrated and revered
>> hero of tech.
>> As FC points out, even the American _tech_ media barely noticed.
>  From the other side of that, growing up in the UK, nobody I knew talked 
> about Apple or Atari, and Commodore was only on the radar because of the 
> C64's capability as a games machine (and later the Amiga) - I don't 
> think I even saw a PET prior to 2005, although I know there were a few 
> infestations of them here and there :-)
Commodore in the USA/CANADA was often pressed into service for a cheap
text video overlay for broadcast TV. Was that TV overlay ever used in
the UK or Europe?

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