Login to OSNews
Username or Email
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.
Permalink for comment 533688
To read all comments associated with this story, please
Comment by zima
on Mon 3rd Sep 2012 16:41 UTC in reply to "
Comment by ilovebeer
Where do people get this stuff? By the end of the 90's nearly a trillion computers had been sold.
10^12 computers? (and that's using the
scale - even more curious with long, 10^18)
I kinda doubt there was, by the end of the 90s, on the order of 100 computers per human ...where do
get this stuff?
Sign Up For The OSNews Newsletter!
Friends & Fans
OSNews Privacy Statement
Notice to Bulk Emailers
© 1997-2013 OSNews Inc. All Rights Reserved. OSNews and the OSNews logo are trademarks of OSNews.
Source Code © 2007-2013,
, except where noted
Reader comments are owned by the poster. We are not responsible for them in any way.
All trademarks, icons, and logos shown or mentioned in this web site are the property of their respective owners.
OSNews.com uses icons from the
© 2008 John Resig
Reproduction of OSNews stories is permitted only with explicit authorization from OSNews. Reproductions must be properly credited.