Adam P. Spring would describe himself as a renaissance man of the reality computing world. For example, he became an early adopter of 3D technologies like laser scanning via cultural heritage based applications, and has traveled the world preserving sites and artifacts. He has also written for a variety of industry, research and general publications. These include IEEE and Elsevier publications. His interests in the history of computing stemmed from his PhD years. They are also explored at his website.
The Amiga computer celebrated its 30th birthday at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California July 25-26, 2015. For a dedicated group of users, its technical achievements were fondly remembered and recognized. Launched at the Lincoln Center in New York in 1985, the Amiga 1000 was the first affordable multitasking computer to enter the PC market. Commodore owned the rights to the Amiga until they went bankrupt in 1994. Its release changed the face of creative computing forever – even if it is now considered a footnote in computing history.Read More