A video of Chris Cox’s visit to the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) back in February went online a few days ago, a couple of days after he paid a visit to the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) to give a similar talk. That Wakefield talk was also recorded, and has now […]
Back in February, Chris Cox paid a visit to the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) – and much more recently the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) – to talk about his time at Acorn Computers and Acorn RISC Technologies, where amongst other things he largely became the public face at exhibitions. For […]
While the company ceased to be an entity in its own right over twenty years ago, the legacy of Acorn Computers lives on. Not just with its most important technological innovation, the ARM chip, now being ubiquitous – but also because RISC OS, the computing platform it built around that chip, is still used, developed, […]
Gavin Crawford will be talking at the next Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting on his use of Ovation Pro – one of RISC OS’ desktop publishing packages, and the only one that runs natively on 32-bit platforms. Gavin has used the software to produce professionally printed hard back books, and has put RISC […]
People using the RISC OS platform back in the days of Acorn Computers will remember the names of a number of people who worked for Acorn, one of whom will undoubtedly be Chris Cox.
The RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) will hold its next meeting on Monday, 21st January, with Tony Bartram of AMCOG Games as the guest speaker, with 3D graphics and sound being the subject matter.
The next meeting of the RISC OS User Group of London will take place on Monday, 17th December – but rather than a normal meeting, with a guest speaker, this last meeting before Christmas has instead been scheduled as the group’s informal Christmas Meal. This is because the normal venue for ROUGOL’s meetings, the upstairs […]
Although there is a rather notable date rapidly approaching in the RISC OS calendar, which should be first and foremost in everyone’s minds, it could be worth getting out those diaries (or running Organizer) to note down another interesting date.