Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 27th Aug 2012 13:53 UTC
Editorial 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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Comment by zima
by zima on Mon 3rd Sep 2012 16:41 UTC in reply to "Comment by ilovebeer"
zima
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2005-07-06

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 short 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 you get this stuff? ;)

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