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Computers and Electronics for Individual Services

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Science  12 Feb 1982:
Vol. 215, Issue 4534, pp. 852-855
DOI: 10.1126/science.215.4534.852


Personal computers priced for the consumer market have a wide range of applications and variable memory, computational, and display capabilities. The genesis of individual computing devices, some of their applications, and the market for personal computers are discussed in this article.