A novice computer user is introduced into the world of contemporary personal computers including basic principles and applications.
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In this series, computer neophyte, Billy Van, is guided by host, Luba Goy, to personal computers. He learns about basic principles of computers through demonstrations of various hardware and software, interviews of computer professionals and animated sequences explaining the more abstract concepts. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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One of the sponsors of the show was the NABU Network, whose logo appears at the beginning and end of every episode. NABU shut down in 1988, yet the station never removed the logo from the show. See more »

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Followed by Bits and Bytes 2 (1991) See more »

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Educational computer series in the early 80's
31 January 2004 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

I became interested in computers partially due to the TVO series "Bits and Bytes". Each episode covered a unique topic (such as computer generated music, graphics and animations, programming in AppleSoft BASIC, reading/writing files using floppy disks, games, graphics tablets, etc.)

Although it will seem dated now, the series was very popular in the 80's. Many teachers used to show this series in classrooms.

Well done, TVO!!!


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