In the first programme in the series, Ian shows how versatile the modern micro computer is.
Richard Gomm suffers from cerebral palsy and uses micro to lead a fuller life - including getting a PhD in Philosophy.
Bruce Banks Sails Ltd: Ian rep from Southampton on a firm which produces sails for yachts, designing them by micro. Looks at valve computer they used to use, which was installed in the late "50"s. Ian demos new micro computer and holds up what has replaced the valve computer between his finger & thumb.
Ian and John Coll talk thru a demo he gives with BBC Micro, explaining peripherals & how to load the program.
Ian is superimposed on enlarged inside of a BBC Micro look-ing at varioud parts of the computer & explaining what they are there and how they work (eg memory chips).
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