Sunday, December 30, 2012

From Altair to iPad: 35 years of personal computer market share

Ars Technica published the following article about the evolution from of modern computing, here is except: "Back in 2005, we charted 30 years of personal computer market share to show graphically how the industry had developed, who succeeded and when, and how some iconic names eventually faded away completely. With the rise of whole new classes of "personal computers"—tablets and smartphones—it's worth updating all the numbers once more. And when we do so, we see something surprising: the adoption rates for our beloved mobile devices absolutely blow away the last few decades of desktop computer growth. People are adopting new technology faster than ever before." (Read the rest of the article)

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Big Internet Museum

Today I came across the "The Big Internet Museum", they're generally open 24 x 7, but per the website "We will be closed during the Brazilian Carnival, for obvious reasons.

To be honest I haven't seen a online Internet museum for a little while, and I like how this one is laid out.  The entrance fee is free, and you may find it worth the 3-5 minutes you may spend on the site.