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Everything is a computer nowdays

I’ve stumbled upon this gem while reading Abhijit Nadgouda’s blog – iface thoughts (it was in his side bar).

Every time you turn on your new car, you’re turning on 20 microprocessors. Every time you use an ATM, you’re using a computer. Every time I use a settop box or game machine, I’m using a computer. The only computer you don’t know how to work is your Microsoft computer, right?

– Scott McNealy, CEO of Sun Microsystems, Inc.

It’s an interesting thought that an iPhone offers more processing power than one of the desktops I still have. It might be foolish to ignore the amount of technology we’ve gotten ourselves involved with.

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Discussion

  1. Posted by Abhijit Nadgouda | July 9, 2007, 1:21 am

    True, we are a lot dependent on technology. For most of the times I feel good, but once in a while I wonder if it is too much.

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