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Perspectives August 20, 2014

The Revolution Has Not Yet Succeeded

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Take a look at this quote, from my very good friend & mentor Mitch Kapor:

“The great and rapid success of the personal computer industry over the past decade is not without its unexpected ironies. What began as a revolution of individual empowerment has ended with the personal computer industry not only joining the computing mainstream, but in fact defining it.

Despite the enormous outward success of personal computers, the daily experience of using computers far too often is still fraught with difficulty, pain, and barriers for most people, which means that the revolution, measured by its original goals, has not as yet succeeded.”

I look at this and think about these words and ideas a lot. Read more on Medium.