Inaugural issue editorial: Future personal computing

  title={Inaugural issue editorial: Future personal computing},
  author={David Mark Frohlich and Peter Thomas and Mike Hawley and Kenkichi Hirade},
  journal={Personal Technologies},
The paradigm for future personal computing is changing. While desktop computers and local area networks were the paradigm for the 1980s, portable computers and wide area networks are fast becoming the paradigm for the 1990s. The desktop PC has traditionally been part of an office system supporting solitary office-based work such as document creation, file management and financial planning (Fig. 1). 

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