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Rotenberg Founds The Boston Computer Society

February 12, 1977

Rotenberg Founds The Boston Computer Society

Young computing enthusiast Jonathan Rotenberg founds the Boston Computer Society. Four people attended the first meeting of this group, whose membership eventually reached several thousand. Early topics of discussion for the society included Community Use of Personal Computers and The Minicomputer Goes to the Racetrack.