Computers have been around for quite a few years. Some of your parents were probably around in 1951 when the first computer was bought by a business firm. Computers have changed so rapidly many people cannot keep up with changes.
One newspaper tried to relate how the fast changes in computer technology would look to a similar pace in the auto industry:
"Had the automobile developed at a pace (equal) to that of the computer during the past twenty years, today a Rolls Royce would cost less than $3.00, get 3 million miles to the gallon, deliver enough power to drive (the ship) the Queen Elizabeth II, and six of them would fit on the head of a pin!"
These changes have occurred so rapidly that many people do not know... View More »