Adam Osborne


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Adam Osborne

(person)
The ex-book publisher who founded Osborne Computer Corporation.
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Accepted by many as the first commercially successful portable microcomputer, the Osborne 1 was created by Adam Osborne and Lee Felsenstein in the spring of 1981.
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The Headaches are a three piece punk rock band from North Wales/Yorkshire, with guitarist Liam Hibbert, drummer Adam Osborne and bassist Craig Thomas sharing vocal duties.
The New York Times' obituary says: "One was Adam Osborne, the developer of the Osborne 1, an early portable computer - a "luggable" in industry parlance - about the size of a sewing machine.
Dr Adam Osborne was found by a General Medical Council (GMC) panel to have behaved dishonestly, while working atWythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, in an attempt to obtain anti-psychotic medication for a cocaine-addicted woman he had been seeing while his partner was away.
Members of that team include Kathi Chesser, Adam Osborne Jr., Mark Minik, Kenneth Cole, and Michael Corrigan.
In 1981, the laptop computer was invented by Adam Osborne. It was called the "Osborne 1," cost $1,795 and came with a five-inch screen, modem port, two 5-1/4 floppy drives, a large collection of bundled software programs and a battery pack.
Remember Adam Osborne? Back in 1984, Osborne dreamed up a concept he called "paperback software"--bargain-priced titles that would force the collapse of the "software cartels" that were keeping prices at "artificially high levels." Osborne even predicted the exact moment of this paperback apocalypse: "between September and December of 1985."