Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Rewind:  50 years ago -- A computer the size of suitcase

Dr. Mauchly predicted in 1962 that everyone will be walking around with his own personalized computer within a decade. Plus he was working on a pocket variety which, he said, may eliminate the housewife's weekly shopping list and the chore of filling it by hand. from the Atlantic

Fast forward:  Fall 2012 -- iPads @ Shorecrest

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Dr. John W. Mauchly, inventor of some of the original room-size electronic computers, poses in Washington, DC, on November 2, 1962 with one the size of a suitcase. (AP Photo/Byron Rollins) See more 1962 photos, including the Seattle World's Fair

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