The IBM PC: Brainchild of a Misfit

We’ve read a number of histories of the IBM PC and lived through that time, too. But we enjoyed [Gareth Edwards’] perspective in a post entitled The Misfit who Built the IBM PC. The titular character is Don Estridge, a decidedly atypical IBM employee who was instrumental in creating the personal computer market as we know it.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://hackaday.com/2024/06/07/the-ibm-pc-brainchild-of-a-misfit/