Remembering Rick Dickinson – inventor of ZX Spectrum and ZX81

Avatar Julie Podbielski Stewart | 01/05/2018

Passed away this week after a long battle against cancer. Still actively involved in the revival of ZX Spectrum 2017.

Hosts David Organ and Matt Lovell discuss the life and works of the late Rick Dickinson. Children (and adults) of the eighties will remember his most famous creation, the ZX Spectrum – the first affordable home computer that took Britain by storm.

Rick passed away recently after a long battle against cancer. In addition to the Original ZX Spectrum and ZX81, Rick was still actively involved in the revival of ZX Spectrum 2017.

Originally Broadcast: 27th April 2018.


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