Sinclair Spectrum is 25 years old

spectrum.jpgA nice BBC news article today celebrating the silver anniversary of my first (and still favourite) home computer, the Sinclair Spectrum. Sir Clive naturally gets a mention, but great that they also talk to Rick Dickinson, responsible for the aesthetic design of the machine:

“Everything was cost driven. The design was the face of the machine.

“All the Sinclair products have a very minimalist, very Bauhaus approach – there’s no unnecessary detail, or superfluous featuring. They are very elegant.”

More nostalgic speccy discussions at Slashdot.