The European Tribune is a forum for thoughtful dialogue of European and international issues. You are invited to post comments and your own articles.
Please REGISTER to post.
In films computers were big things with computer tapes and punch card readers and gangs of technicians ministering to them.
but it's an intersting idea, when did anybody seriously begin to imagine a computer in every office, let alone every home. I'd bet it was application rather than hardware driven; spreadsheets for offices, WP for home.
keep to the Fen Causeway
I actually saw this chip in Intel PDSs in '71 or 72, but my interests lay in audio console automation and I didn't appreciate the general purpose potential the computer itself could have. And I have always been a dufus with software.
As the Dutch said while fighting the Spanish: "It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by Migeru - Jan 31 44 comments
by afew - Jan 28 30 comments
by melo - Jan 23 4 comments
by gmoke - Jan 15 5 comments
by DoDo - Jan 20 4 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Jan 16 111 comments
by ChrisCook - Jan 1 66 comments
by Migeru - Jan 3144 comments
by afew - Jan 2830 comments
by melo - Jan 234 comments
by DoDo - Jan 204 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Jan 16111 comments
by gmoke - Jan 155 comments
by afew - Jan 550 comments
by rifek - Jan 59 comments
by DoDo - Jan 25 comments
by ChrisCook - Jan 166 comments