May 25, 2012

Book review: The Mighty Micro”

As well as my other hats, I’m a bit of an amateur historian of computing. Recently, I’ve been reading this decades-old book, The Mighty Micro, by Christopher Evans, which bravely forecasts the effect of the micro-computer on society, up to the year 2000. It’s an excellent and accessible read and will get you wondering why the future didn’t pan out quite the way Evans predicted. I’ve written a review of The Mighty Micro” on Goodreads. Let me know what you think!


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