Tuesday, August 5, 2014
One of my first jobs was working in the "computer room" with an NCR 390 computer:
It took an entire, air conditioned room to house it, and a lot of human intervention to keep it running, splicing tapes, hand-inserting ledger cards for printing, even as we marveled at our computer's awesome abilities.
Flash forward to our current life, with smartphones, and thereby supercomputers, a common possession in purses and pockets. The following infographic is fascinating....at least to me!