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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."
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