[SIGCIS-Members] 40th Anniversary IBM PC

James Cortada jcortada at umn.edu
Thu Jul 22 07:32:22 PDT 2021


Hard to believe but in August 1981 IBM introduced its PC and along came all
those Charlie Chaplin advertisements.  The IEEE just published a short
history of the PC extracted from my history book, *IBM.  *I thought it
might be of some interest to my fellow colleagues in SIGCIS.
https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-history/silicon-revolution/how-the-ibm-pc-won-then-lost-the-personal-computer-market

Jim Cortada

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James W. Cortada
Senior Research Fellow
Charles Babbage Institute
University of Minnesota
jcortada at umn.edu
608-274-6382
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