Ed Roberts, creator of the Altair 8800, dies

Dr. Ed Roberts, creator of the Altair 8800 died yesterday. In celebration of his accomplishments, here's a look inside his creation—the first successful PC.

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Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...