In the home, in business, in science, in education, the personal computer is an increasingly available resource, prompting widespread attention to both its use and its impact.
This paper offers a prognosis of forseeable events and developments that are likely to occur within the next decade in the area of "personal computing"---computing power made available to many segments of the general public in consumer products, or at least in mass-produced, mass-marketed electronics systems that will impringe on many aspects of the overall… (More)
The personal computer defies exact definition. Any general-purpose computer affordable by an individual is certainly a personal computer. If that same computer is used by a business, it is still a personal computer. Usually even in the business it would be dedicated to the use of a person or a small group. In a company, a person's computer may be analogous… (More)