Tag Archives: Computer History

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Wasted time on Old Technology

Are you frustrated by the speed of your computer? Are you thinking it might be time for an upgrade? Sitting in my office is this wonderful old relic. It brings back great memories of my first experiences with personal computers.  It was a time before fax machines. One report that I ran back then took […]

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The First IBM Personal Computer

The International Business Machines Corporation, once slow to recognize that computers were getting smaller, is apparently determined not to make the same mistake in the emerging personal computer market. In the 1960’s, I.B.M. was slow to enter the minicomputer field, allowing upstarts, particularly the Digital Equipment Corporation, to acquire a dominant share of the market […]