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As operating systems grew more robust, one of the key new features was the ability to
multitask, run several applications at the same time. This program looks at some new
approaches including Concurrent DOS from Digital Research, Windows 386 from Microsoft,
IBM's OS/2, Apple's A/UX, and the Tandy 3000 running Xenix. Guests include Lee Reiswig,
Director of the IBM Austin Lab and Gary Kildall of Digital Research.
This video is part of the program series: The
Hosted by Stewart Cheifet, Computer Chronicles was the world's most popular
television program on personal technology during the height of the personal
Original Broadcast: 1988
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