MICRO Live Series 1, Episode 4
Presenter Lesley Judd drives around the ‘doughnut’ at BBC television Centre in a sinclair C5, before making the first ever broadcast of a transatlantic phone call using a ‘mobile’ telephone. “i’m not having a lot of joy with this,” she says before eventually succeeding.
MAKING the Most of the MICRO Series 1, Episode 1
this live show contains the famous on-air broadcast interrupt where signal hijackers interrupted John Mccoll’s demonstration of an early electronic mail service. With laughter in the studio, Mccoll brushes the incident aside, lightheartedly saying, “We want to do a demonstration here, so go away.”
BBC MICRO software fstlet1
the simplicity of fstlet1 is worth checking out and it’s one of Jake Berger’s favourites. it loads a graphic program that lets you see the ‘dot matrix version’ of any character that you type on the keyboard (as an 8x8 matrix of dots).
BBC MICRO software AARGH
Jake also likes aargh which runs an out-of-key music-playing program. “it’s a very easy way to annoy everyone in the office,” he tells us. and given our brief experience of it, he’s not wrong, we can tell you.