golden age of computers is over

Discussion in 'Computers' started by Wolfstrike, Jun 2, 2018.

  1. Ringel05
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    Linus? Linus Torvalds? Is that you?
     
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    Sorry guy, but your head is buried in the sand if you think people were writing code/building boxes without regard to profits.
    In the "good ol' days of computing", whenever that was...I am going to guess you are referring to the 80's... it was all out war. A blood bath. Companies were ripping each other off as a matter of policy. And Bill Gates didn't become a billionaire because he was the only one who wanted to make any money - he was decades ahead of his time in realizing that there is more money in software than hardware.
     
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    You must have meant the PC. Servers, especially (VMWare) virtual servers, are still going strong.
     
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    my2¢ So it goes.

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    Oh for the good old days: mainframe, COBOL, JCL, awakened at 2:30am call by computer operator then at that hour having to head to the office and use core dump to debug a program I never seen before. I had a good time.
     

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