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Posted on 03/29/2009


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Bits and Bytes - TVOntario (1983)

A clip from an educational program, called "Bits and Bytes", produced by TVOntario and broadcasted in 1983.

This segment explains what binary code is and a bit about computer memory sizes (kilobytes).

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Brockton
Brockton
Thanks for posting this, I've been trying to find anything related to Bits and Bytes for years, even tried contacting TVO to get a copy of the show from them.
7 years ago.
David has replied to Brockton
You're welcome!

Yeah, I tried contacting TVO on the subject, too. But I never received a reply. It wasn't until I found someone on the Net who was cleaver enough to have recorded the program when it was aired the first time, did I manage to get a copy of it for myself.

I really enjoy watching this program, and continue to watch an episode every once in a while.
7 years ago.
Brockton has replied to David
Heh, lucky!

I never got a reply back, either, from TVO. I remember watching Bits and Bytes as a kid when it first came out, parents got me my first computer shortly after the series. Theme song alone gives me a huge nostalgia-bomb.
7 years ago.
David has replied to Brockton
Same here. I watched the show and the next year in high school I decided to take computers. We had Commodore PETs. Not long after, my parents bought me my Commodore 64. From then on, I knew a career in computers was what I wanted.
7 years ago.