[Humanist] 24.706 just toys

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Sat Feb 12 11:14:44 CET 2011


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 706.
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        Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 09:52:03 -0500
        From: Francois Lachance <lachance at chass.utoronto.ca>
        Subject: Ken Olsen


Willard,

Readers of Humanist will have seen the obituaries for Ken Olsen, founder 
of Digital Equipment Corp. Most of the tributes replay Mr. Olsen's remarks 
about personal computers -- they're being toys used for playing video 
games.

Gives one pause.

Francois Lachance, Scholar-at-large
http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~lachance






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