THE MICROCOMPUTER ON THIS DAY IN 1975

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The MITS Altair 8800 microcomputer was designed in 1974 and was sold by mail
order through advertisements in Radio-Electronics, and in other magazines. It is
widely recognized as the spark that ignited the microcomputer revolution.

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The first programming language for the Altair 8800 was Microsoft‘s founding
product, Altair BASIC.

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