mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
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This Day in History, 1981: The First Personal Computer

Twenty-four years ago today, IBM introduced the first Personal Computer to the marketplace. They sold 136,000 units in the first year.

Today, of course, you're reading this on a computer. Who would have predicted? (Well, except for Vernor Vinge.)
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