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"Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak told CNET he was saddened to learn of Roberts' death. 'He took a critically important step that led to everything we have today,' Wozniak said."
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Ed Roberts, creator of the Altair 8800
, the first personal computer, died Thursday.
Microsoft founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen considered him a mentor, and remarked on his passing.