Homebrew Computer Club turns to Kickstarter for reunion

Steve Wozniak image courtesy ZDNetNovember 11th: a historic event will take place, the Homebrew Computer Club reunion.

Yes, the venerable old HCC is reuniting at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.

Thanks to a successuful Kickstarter campaign, at least 25 original members of the club are expected to attend the event, including Steve “Woz” Wozniak; Ted Nelson, the father of hypertext; club co-founder Gordon French; and Lee Felsenstein, who designed the world’s first mass-produced portable computer, the 8080-based Sol-20.

first homebrew computer club newsletter
The first Homebrew Computer Club newsletter, 1975 (Source: Computer History Museum)

“It was the most important thing in my life, and every two weeks I lived for it,” Wozniak told CNET in 2005, speaking of the Homebrew Computer Club. “I was too shy to even speak at all. The only two times I ever spoke were to introduce the Apple I and the Apple II.”

Thanks to the Kickstarter campaign, full photo coverage will be issued after the event.
(Note that Facebook is among the sponsors 😉 )

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