Chuck Peddle, a key designer of the $25 6502 microprocessor that powered the first big wave of personal computers, including the Apple II, has died at 82 (Cade Metz/New York Times)

Cade Metz / New York Times:
Chuck Peddle, a key designer of the $25 6502 microprocessor that powered the first big wave of personal computers, including the Apple II, has died at 82  —  His invention brought digital technology to a new breed of consumer devices and powered early Apple and Commodore computers.

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