Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 12th October, 2014

If news were a hot dog, this would be the ketchup. (Ketchup? Catch-up? Geddit? No? Ho hum – where’s my coat?) Here at the RISCOSitory/Soft Rock Software top secret underground bunker (whose entrance is cunningly disguised as a ramshackle shed) things have become somewhat busy positively hectic over the last couple of months, which has […]

Magazines

David Bradforth punts new ‘TechGuides’ magazine

LET TechGuides = (printed OR digital) magazine + (email OR (email + telephone + skype) OR on-site) support1 Following his recent campaign to raise funds to publish a book about the history of Acorn Computers, David Bradforth has again turned to crowd funding website Indiegogo to raise funds for another project. This time, the goal […]

Websites

RISCWorld and APDL’s PDL (!) back online

Family and friends of David Holden pay tribute with a new website. With the recent, unfortunate death of David Holden, as well as condolences for the family, some concern was expressed on usenet and other forums about what would happen to his business, APDL, including the hardware and software David sold, as well as the […]

Announcements

The APDL Archive – apdl.org.uk

Announcement from Dave Bradforth, 10th July, 2014. Working in conjunction with the estate of David Holden, we will shortly be launching the first stage of The APDL Archive. This is planned to be a lasting tribute to David Holden’s work, and an invaluable resource for all users of RISC OS computers.

Publications

Book proposal: A potted history of Acorn Computers

From little Acorns grow great oaks dead tree publications. David Bradforth has set up a crowd-funding campaign to publish a new book, to be called A Potted History of Acorn Computers. The proposed book will be a 132 page, perfect-bound, full-colour, A4 publication and, according to the Indiegogo page David has set up, his plan […]