Feb 7, 2015
I still have trouble believing that this is popular enough to keep it going... It seems the trip back in time is interesting to people. But, the good folks at ReadWrite keep them coming.
This time we are mostly talking about the effects of Moore's Law. You need to remember that there was a time when we had computers, but typewriters were still mechanical and programmers punched cards:
One of the ideas I had hoped to get across is that before an idea can become reality, it must first be acceptable as fiction. Even in science fiction some ideas can't be used because even science fiction fans can only giggle at them. The other idea I wanted to get across is that things are changing so fast that even science fiction isn't keeping up with reality.