Floppy Days 100 - Ed Smith, Developer of APF MP1000 and IM-1

FloppyDays Vintage Computing Podcast

Jun 30 2020 • 1 hr 1 min

Ed Smith, developer of the Imagination Machine

Ed Smith is an African American was born in 1954  in Brownsville Brooklyn, NY. Ed studied electrical engineering at Westinghouse High School, then computer science and marketing at Pace University.

Ed is one of only two African Americans to develop a video game system in the 1970s and the first African American to work in the design of a personal computer – The Imagination Machine.

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