Do you dare to predict the future?

“I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.”

  • Thomas Watson, Chairman of IBM, 1943

  • “There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.”

  • Ken Olson, President, Chairman, and Founder of Digital Equipment Corporation, 1977

  • 640k ought to be enough for anyone.

  • Bill Gates, 1981

  • What the hell is [a microprocessor] good for?

  • Robert Lloyd of IBM’s Advanced Computing Systems Division, 1968

  • I see little commercial potential for the Internet for at least ten years.

  • Bill Gates, 1994
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