Even though my high school back in 1982 had some Apple II boxes, the first computer I learned to program on was a Commodore PET -- yes, the one that used cassettes for storage. The original PET (and Apple II, for that matter) were introduced back in 1977, preceding IBM's PC by three years. But the original IBM boxes are very much the ancestors of the modern-day desktops we continue to use at home and in businesses globally.
Thirty years later, you'll rarely see my nieces and nephews banging away on PC keyboards. Instead, they're spending more time swiping their fingers across their iPod and iPad screens. In about 10 years, I wonder if they'll remember what PCs were.
What was your first computer? Date yourself by sharing with Doug at [email protected]
- By Michael Domingo
Posted by Michael Domingo on 08/12/2011 at 1:18 PM
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