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Compaq Portable (Halt & Catch Fire) - Computerphile

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Published on Jan 12, 2018

The Compaq portable was the first IBM compatible machine and its creation inspired the AMC TV Show "Halt and Catch Fire."

See more of the Centre for Computing History's Archive: https://youtu.be/nCAMMKsbEvw

Thanks to the Centre for Computing History in Cambridge & Jason Fitzpatrick for showing us around: http://www.bit.ly/C_ComputerMuseum

Centre for Computing History's "Retro Tech Archive" Channel: http://www.bit.ly/C_RTA

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This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.

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