Bob Albrecht

  • Working at Honeywell's Aeronautical division

    A Hands On procedure was in the work.
  • Potlucks

    He would discuss issues of computers as opposed to technical issues of hacking.
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    Moving to California

    He moved to Lombard Street in San Francisco, California.
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    Teaching out of appartment

    He would teaching wine testing, Greek dancing, and Computer Science on Tuesday.
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    Embrace of a 'hippy' lifestyle

    He embraced the 'hippie' lifestyle at Midpeninsula Free University.
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    Got Divorced

    He got divorced in the 1960s.
  • Winner of Mark Mills Award

    Winner of Mark Mills Award
    He won as a graduate student for his paper about the atomic nucleus. This award is from the American Nuclear Society. In the picture, he is the one farthest on the left.
  • Classroom Experience in Spring

    While teaching Remedial FORTRAN as a 1 day class, Albercht was surprised how unprepared an IBM education was. There was no practical experience as part of the IBM education.
  • First Publication of People's Computer Company

    Based on an idea Albrecht had over the summer, it was a periodical about computers.
  • Wrote a book on games on the Atlair

  • Pledge for Personal Computers

    He pledged to have personal computers available using Intel 8008 or 8080 Processors.
  • Gordon French's Meeting

    Would Attend at the event and show off an Atlair 8800, but rarely attended other events by Gordon French.
  • Began Bug Reporting

    He began creating Bug Reports for BASIC along with suggestions on how to fix those.
  • Launch of Tiny Basic Journal

    He created this in addition to People's Computer Company, but with a software focus. There were issues with underpayment with Dr. Dobbs, the editor.
  • Bob Albrecht Dies

    Bob Alberecht died June 6, 2020. He was 85 years old.