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OpinionJournal: David Gelernter, professor of computer science at Yale and senior fellow at Scientific Computing Associates says IBM made a mistake by getting out of the PC game. He argues that PC might be 25-year-old, but so was television in the 1970s and airplane in the […]

OpinionJournal: David Gelernter, professor of computer science at Yale and senior fellow at Scientific Computing Associates says IBM made a mistake by getting out of the PC game. He argues that PC might be 25-year-old, but so was television in the 1970s and airplane in the late 1920s, and cars in early 1920s. “Obviously there are big differences between the PC and these other technologies. But there is also a big similarity: all were (or are) destined to take a lot longer than 25 years to reach maturity,” he writes

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