A portrait of the team behind the Speak & Spell toy has come to light, via the good ship SexyPeople. Aren't they a handsome bunch? Many of us would've owned one, but did you know it launched at CES 1978?
In the late 1970's, the toy industry embraced technology as never before and contributed to the children of the 70's and 80's becoming a tech-savvy, science- (and science-fiction-) loving populace. Do you remember your first microchip?
Reed Ghazala is considered the father of circuit bending. And if you've followed our coverage of the sporadic musical art of circuit bending here on Giz, you probably realize that only a huge hippie like Ghazala could be behind the trend. This interview is 8 minutes long, but whether it was Ghazala's interesting…