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50th Anniversary of a Language That Changed the Worldi
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George Putic
April 29, 2014 9:01 PM
May 1st marks the 50th anniversary of a special computer language aimed at enabling college students not trained in mathematics to use computers. The birth of BASIC is now seen as a major step toward the era of personal computers. VOA’s George Putic reports.

50th Anniversary of a Language That Changed the World

George Putic

Published April 29, 2014

May 1st marks the 50th anniversary of a special computer language aimed at enabling college students not trained in mathematics to use computers. The birth of BASIC is now seen as a major step toward the era of personal computers. VOA’s George Putic reports.


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