Tuesday, January 24, 2017


I'll be back Thursday


H/T Mostly Cajun, All American and Opinionated

... January 24, 1984 – The first Apple Macintosh goes on sale. Cute. Capable. Works right out of the box. Unfortunately, Apple keeps the box closed and ferociously attacks attempts at cloning it. And that’s one reason why the PC ended up with the big piece of the pie. The other piece of the pie is that MIS (Management Information Services – the forerunner of IT) sees the letters “IBM” on the room holding their bread and butter, the mainframe, and they can’t imagine buying from any upstart like Apple...


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