Ahmad Fattahi

Is PC going the way of typewriters?

Blog Post created by Ahmad Fattahi Employee on Aug 13, 2011

"When I helped design the PC, I didn't think I'd live long enough to witness its decline. But, while PCs will continue to be much-used devices, they're no longer at the leading edge of computing. They're going the way of the vacuum tube, typewriter, vinyl records, CRT and incandescent light bulbs.", said Mark Dean, one of the original designers of IBM PC and current CTO for IBM in Middle East and Africa. Out of the total 9 patents for IBM PC he holds 3.

 

What do you make of this prediction? The typewriters and vinyl records have almost vanished everywhere. Do you see it coming for PCs in the next decade? To read more see here.

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