Who was first?

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Sun Jan 25 14:02:39 2004

> > As I think we all know, it's not the innovators that get the recognition per
> > se, but the people that make the most noise. I got my first Osborne 1 last
> > week and there's nothing remarkable about it; hells, it looks like a
> > repackaged TRS80 Model III. Like you said in an email, it wasn't the first
> > portable by a long chalk but which one does everyone remember?
> Marketing is everything...
> Case in point: MICROSOFT.

What was Henry Ford's role in the development of the automobile?

Most of the general public think that he INVENTED it.
(and that Bill Gates invented operating systems??)

The 5100 was to "portable computers" as the Montgolfiers (sp?)
were to flying.

Grumpy Ol' Fred     		cisin_at_xenosoft.com
Received on Sun Jan 25 2004 - 14:02:39 GMT

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