Ken Olsen's comment in 1977 on computers in the home


AuthorKen Olsen  President of Digital Equipment, 1977
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There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in their home.

Ken Olsen  President of Digital Equipment, 1977

David Gurteen's comments: Ken Olsen is reputed to have said this back in 1977. A mini-computer in those days would have filled a small room. Today, the iPhone I have in my shirt pocket is probably more powerful.

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 There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in their home.

Ken Olsen , President of Digital Equipment, 1977

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