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#7: Shift + Shift

The official photo of Z88
If you think a mini map in your programming editor is cool, Z88 had one eons ago.
A prototype Z88 emphasized the importance of both Shifts.
ZX81, ZX Spectrum, and QL on the cover of a popular magazine. Don’t ask me about the chimpanzee; Britain is weird.
In one of my favourite moments of the interview, I’m showing Rick a battered, coverless copy of a Polish book “Przewodnik po ZX Spectrum.”

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Designer/typographer · Writing a book on the history of keyboards: https://aresluna.org/shift-happens

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