Theresa Welsh


Theresa Welsh is a writer/photographer based in the Detroit area. Besides being a pioneer in the software business in the early 1980s, she has numerous publication credits and is the author or co-author of four books including an unconventional guidebook to Detroit.

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Priming the Pump: How TRS-80 Enthusiasts Helped Spark the PC Revolution
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 142,330. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » History, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
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.

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