Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Computers for kids. In the early 80's!

Everyone must have heard the famous story: when in the mid-1970s in the United States had the idea to start production of personal computers for the public, IBM's vice president of marketing, said that he would resign if a year will be sold at least half a dozen "of these useless gizmos. " 
Life is, of course, laughed at his skepticism, but when in 1975 the firm was released MITS Altair-first personalka 8800 , it was more of a toy for advanced techies than useful household items.Typewriter with a screen. It's only been a few years, and the first commercial success elated PC makers have begun to create a mass market for it. If there is no demand for the product, it is formed. If your PC still remains an expensive toy, so it is necessary to address their children. For these purposes have been written by a variety of computer games and educational programs. Began an advertising campaign to convince parents that "the computer - the best friend of the child" and the best way to grow an intelligent and educated. 
's see how it all began! "Instead of saving for your children's education might be better to spend money on it":Unfortunately, in these brochures is no exact date. I believe that the beginning of the 1980s, and perhaps earlier.Tell me, who know the history of computers.

"Give a gift that will make your apple shine: Pun, of course. "Software Plato makes serious training fun": "We provoke, amuse myself, encourage, delight, awaken, intriguing, exciting": "Way to keyboard Success": " Discover the fantastic world of entertainment and education ": "Meet with your child's new teachers": "Success Starts Here":"Tell the parents that you are doing": "This is what a successful student is in school this year": "The best reason to have a home computer ": Bright Packaging - that's it!



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