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PC MOMENTS – We have launched a LITE version of the PC Pioneers – it’s called PC Moments.It shows a selection of the top 100 PC moments that brought us the PC and Net as we know these today. It also highlights the top 400 PC pioneers that had those moments!

It’s here!


themes: Pioneers, Organisations, Timelines


books: The PC Pioneers100 PC MomentsStill WaterGene Genie1492 and all that!

–o– – is your one-stop reference source into the past and the ongoing evolution of the PC and the Net.  We are asking for your help in recommending new stories and themes – go to the forum to participate – is planned as a collaborative wiki resource so that readers caninteract with the material by providing additional facts and corrections to articles and events, contributing personal anecdotes and opinions and volunteering ideas to improve the breadth and accuracy of the site.

THE STORIES – you can search through the material via the full index.  Or meander through by following one of our Themes – or Threads.See thePCpioneers’ Day as an at a glance list of what happened this week in the progress of the PC and Net – it directs you to the full story.
THE PEOPLE – search thePCpioneers database for the individuals and groups that proposed, produced and promoted the PC and the Net.Each is linked back to the stories, events and organisations to highlight the contribution and progress.
THE ORGANISATIONS – search through the database of those operations and companiesthat brought us the PC and the Net.Then follow the links back to the stories, events and the pioneers.THE TIMELINE – see the chronological list of events and follow these back to the story.
IMPROVE - calling moderators and editors- if you have the specialist knowledge to assist us in keeping the material current and to maintain its accuracy – we are recruiting now.If you wish to volunteer let us know here your contributions will be accredited to you on the site if this is desired.  Or you might wish simply to contribute to the forum.
COLLABORATE – submit your own material (text, audio, video…) through the response page or via the relevant page comments box.You can collaborate overtly in your own name or anonymously – it’s your call!

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