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The Dream of Computing for Everyone
on Mon 27th Aug 2012 13:53 UTC
The dream of inexpensive computing for everyone has been with us since the first computers. Along the way it has taken some unexpected turns. This article summarizes key trends and a few of the surprises.
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RE: I doubt that
on Mon 27th Aug 2012 18:59 UTC in reply to "
I doubt that
There simply isn't big generation left that is so old they don't want to use computers. Not in the west.
No, but there are a great deal of people from certain generations that won't touch them. Case in point, most of my relatives (parents, aunts, uncles). My dad, for example, will use a Windows PC when forced to but absolutely hates the things. In contrast, he loves his Android smartphone. It's hard to believe this trend until you've actually seen it, but there it is, and it has nothing at all to do with a generation gap.
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