PC Museum showcases best of hi-tech history

Some of us might have an old computer or two sitting in a dustry storage room somewhere, but almost no one can claim to have more than 20,000 artifacts of computer history in a backyard shed.

Syd Bolton can; the founder and curator of the Brantford, Ont.-based PC Museum has it all. There’s the Commodore 64, the IMSAI 8080, and the VIC 20 – not to mention all the old software and books documenting the technology. It’s a technology treasure trove that piques a sense of nostalgia for those who grew up with pong, and an important lesson for today’s kids that might take technology for granted.

Get your own blast from the past by watching our video:

A glimpse at what’s on offer at the PC Museum.

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Christine Wong has been an on-air reporter for a national daily show on Rogers TV and at High Tech TV, a weekly news magazine on CTV's Ottawa affiliate. She was also an associate producer at Report On Business Television (now called BNN) and CBC's The Hour With George Stroumboulopoulos. As an associate producer at Slice TV, she helped launch two national daily talk shows, The Mom Show and Three Takes. Recently, she was a Staff Writer at ITBusiness.ca and is now a freelance contributor.

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