Priming the Pump: How TRS-80 Enthusiasts Helped Spark the PC Revolution
By Theresa Welsh
Published: December 12, 2013.
In 1977, Radio Shack introduced TRS-80, the first off-the-shelf microcomputer, for $600. David Welsh, a hobbyists-turned-programmer, created a word processor for it and sold it worldwide to eager fans. David and his wife Theresa became part of the leading edge of the software business. With 122 illustrations, read their story and stories of other software pioneers.