Not sure if this is "General Electronics" (in a sense I think it is) or just "Off Topic"?
Anyway on Saturday just gone the Sinclair Spectrum reached its 40th birthday. My small part in wrecking it (after Amstrad bough Sinclair and we brought out new models) is remembered in:
Reading the posts from my contemporaries (I worked directly with Richard and Rupert) brought back a major burst of nostalgia for much a more innocent, innovative, and politically incorrect era when it was actually fun to be involved in the development of technology.
(If you have a a +2A/+3 try typing the seemingly meaningless command "COPY RANDOMIZE" and then hold down the keys 'C', 'J', 'L' (my initials) within 3 seconds. I can remember going into Dixons on a Saturday afternoon and doing just that to leave their demo models of Spectrum showing my "easter egg" just to prove I was involved ;-)