Sunday 6th May, 2012
12:40pm to 1:30pm
Chris talks about the cutting edge technology that was, and went into, the ZX Spectrum, and reveals some of the hidden design features. He goes on to show how an understanding of the machines quirks allowed the most creative programmers to produce the best games.
Technical architect, API designer, author, electronics and Linux hacker, recording singer-songwriter.
Chris Smith has been involved with computers since 1981, with the release of the ZX81, and worked with software houses in the mid 1980s on several software titles. Currently he works in industry as a technical architect, mainly with GNU/Linux systems, and tinkers with electronics and chip design in his spare time.Chris talks about how the best programmers got the best out of the little machine, and his ZX Spectrum Joystick project. www.zxdesign.info
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