The first computer I worked on had a grand total of 2MB of memory. Not gigabytes, megabytes. It was an early version of what we know today as distributed systems. On that system (which was intended to run things like inventory systems for warehouses) I wouldn't have been able to watch a video, play music, or even connect to the internet. That was 1980.
If you could travel back in time, and bring today's laptop with you, what could you accomplish? That was the question posed by Alan McMahon recently on the Dell blogs.
Let's travel back in the time machine to see:
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Laptops and Humans: Modern technology in the past
If you could bring your laptop into the past, what would you like to do with it?