In 1943, Thomas Watson, who was the Chairman of IBM, thought that nobody would need a computer of their own and there was no room in the world market for more than five of them. In his defense, the size and scope of the computer back in that day took up so much space, and was very complicated to run. There was really no reason at the time to assume otherwise. Little did he know that computers would become smaller, the Internet would come about decades later, and our society would drastically change as a result.
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