Author Topic: Steve Furber the creator of acorn and arm interview  (Read 1790 times)

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Re: Steve Furber the creator of acorn and arm interview
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2011, 02:47:55 am »
Fantastic - the other vid http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/5299/Steve-Furber/ has some overlap of material, but also some fascinating BBC Micro snippets,
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Re: Steve Furber the creator of acorn and arm interview
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2011, 03:47:40 am »
Awesome, I enjoyed that. Though the interviewer was a bit annoying with his "uhu...uhu...ABSOLUTELY!....uhu...UHU!...uhu!".
 

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Re: Steve Furber the creator of acorn and arm interview
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2011, 04:38:50 am »
It is well worth watching the Acorn World interview too, where he describes how the entire operation of the initial ARM was simulated on a BBC Micro, and how all the design documents were stored on one floppy disk which he later kept in a box in his garage!

Amazing what 2 people can do with no resources and no money.

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Re: Steve Furber the creator of acorn and arm interview
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2011, 11:34:32 am »
Sorry the second link should be http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/5633/Steve%20Furber%20Talk%20-%20Acorn%20World%20-%2013-09-2009

Even if you have no interest in the history, there is a valuable lesson for all developers at about 22:00 in the above video...
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