May 15th, 2010

Big smile

5 Computers 4 the World ;)

ICT had a slow start: only a few physically large, slow,
unreliable machines were built to do scientific data processing. Some people
mistook the slow start for all there was or would need to be to computing.

T.J. Watson, founder and chairman of IBM, suggested in 1943 that ‘five such machines would be more than enough to satisfy the world’s need for information processing’.

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