9/23/16

MY FIFTY POUND COMPUTER; A LOVE STORY



Enjoy a two-minute ad for the then brand-new 1977 IBM 5100, a fifty-pound computer that appears to have been invented to help people figure out what to do with their cows (you have to watch it). By the way: is she holding an I-Pad in that opening scene? Or, more likely, is this the commercial that put the idea of the I-Pad in the then pre-teen Steve Jobs mind?

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