Lightning:Atari & Commodore Fuck-ups

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Description Atari and Commodore once were big players in the computer industry. They are long dead now, only the brand is revived like a zombie every now and then. Let's take a look at some nails of their coffins.
Slides http://svolli.de/atari2600/Atari%26Commodore_FuckUps.zip
Tags retro, fun, entertainment
Person organizing User:SvOlli
Contact: ccc@svol.li
Language en - English
en - English
Duration 5
Desired session Day 3

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There we were... some guys at the Vintage Computer Festival Berlin discussing some of the most stupid decisions that Atari and Commodore made back then, when they were dominating the market. And I thought: "can the most entertaining fails be summed up in a five minute lightning talk?" So let us find out as gramps tells some tales from the front line he has never seen, because he was a kid back then. Stories so good, that they need to be told, even if they are not 100% correct.

Video starts at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLcByvUGMvk#t=10m21s