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Apr 2 2010   5:20PM GMT

Altair inventor Roberts dies at 68

Jack Vaughan Jack Vaughan Profile: Jack Vaughan

Noting here that Ed Roberts, inventor of Altair personal computer, died at 68. There is no one person that can claim the invention of the personal computer. But the Altair inspired many others. Roberts is far less known than Bill Gates and Steve Jobs – both paid tribute at the time of his passing.

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