Personal Computers Are Becoming Obsolete, Says IBM Designer [Headlines]

Personal Computers Are Becoming Obsolete, Says IBM Designer [Headlines]
Design

Just like the typewriter, vinyl records and rotary dial telephones phased out as new technology emerged, IBM designer Dr. Mark Dean says the personal computer will be joining them soon.

Caroline Ku
  • 15 august 2011

The days of the personal computer are numbered, a leading IBM designer has claimed. Dr Mark Dean, who worked on the original IBM PC, the 5150, wrote in a blog post commemorating its 30th anniversary, that “they’re going the way of the vacuum tube, typewriter, vinyl records, CRT and incandescent light bulbs”.

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