Just how did 8 bit computers like the ZX Spectrum or BBC Micro manage to cram an entire programming language into their tiny systems, and still have space for the user’s programs? Let’s compare two systems of the time – the low end ZX Spectrum that tried to cram as much computer as possible into…
I have a go at making ChatGPT pretend to be a BBC Micro. It goes … not entirely wrong!
Your Raspberry Pi can do more than emulate games consoles or be a really slow Linux desktop. Come into the alternate mirror universe where Raspberry Pis run more than Linux.
So how exactly do you learn programming? There’s more to it than just typing in code listings after all. Let’s find out using LOGO on my BBC!
Upgrading my BBC Micro to use a Gotek floppy emulator, 1770 disk controller and a Raspberry Pi co-processor.
How writing code for a 40 year old computer made me a better computer science teacher.
A look at how the BBC Micro made the UK computer literate.