Personal Computer Museum, Canada's Videogame Museum

John Vickers
Favorite Computer: Orangepeel
John is a retired McMaster professor who taught education, pharmacology, pathophysiology and most recently anatomy and physiology. He got his first computer, an Apple II+, in March of 1980 and in 1982 acquired his Orangepeel for use at the University handling research data and doing informal introductory computer sessions for graduate students. He learned to program in Basic and UCSD Pascal on the Apple II+ and then moved to IBM PC clones and Borland Turbo Basic and Pascal. His literature referencing program, Refsys, written in Turbo Pascal was distributed by Biosoft in England from 1985-1995. John Vickers

Interested in helping out? We need volunteers to help run the museum during open houses and special events, people to catalog and archive our thousands of artifacts and more! You don't need to be a computer expert, just someone with a small amount of extra time and an interest in this project. If this sounds like you, please contact us!