The History of the Personal Computer Industry

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A fun, fact-filled history of the Personal Computer Industry from its revolutionary origins to its tame acceptance as an industry supplying products the world must have. Get to know the creators, techies, disruptors, heroes and villains of this industry that’s morphed into a standard part of Technology and Wall Street. Instructor Hilda Sendyk, M.S. joined the industry in 1972 as Manufacturing manager for several of the early PC companies. She then served a stint in the PC Retail world. She’s now a software and soft skills consultant. She, one of few women in the iconic Homebrew Computer Club, recently event managed the 38th Homebrew Computer Club Reunion at the Computer History Museum where 400+ attendees interacted with founders of several early PC companies.

Material Fee Paid to Instructor**...............$20.00 Plus binder with notes. And a Signed Copy of the book “What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry” by John Markoff, Pulitzer Prize winning author. 

Students will need to pay admission fee to Computer History Museum separately.
Museum Admission     $13.50 Seniors (65+); $17.50 Adults. (Admission includes discounts at the Museum Shop and Café.)

9AM-12PM Classroom @ CSM Bldg 14, Room 102
1-4 PM Computer History @ Computer History Museum


Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Sat

College of San Mateo (CSM)

Hilda Sendyk 



Please read:  CSM Bldg 14, Room 102



Materials Cost:


Registration Closes On
Saturday, September 16, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/16/2017 - 9/16/2017 Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM San Mateo, College of San Mateo (CSM)  Map Hilda Sendyk