Clive Sinclair, British computing pioneer, dies aged 81

Clive Sinclair, the inventor and entrepreneur who arguably did more than anyone else to inspire a whole generation of children in Britain into a lifelong passion for computers and gaming, has died. He was 81.Sinclair, who rose to prominence in the early 1980s with a series of affordable home computers that offered millions their first glimpse into the world of coding as well as the adrenaline rush of playing games on screens, died on Thursday morning after a long battle with cancer.Though…