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The Evolution of the Computer

We’ve come a long way since the days of being told it’s now safe to turn off our computers and the thrill of Encarta 95, but we were as astonished as anyone to discover – thanks to the good people of  – that computers actually precede these heady years by, ooh, about 500 years.

In fact, it’s only relatively recently that computers are even compact enough to carry around. So, next time you’re complaining that your Apple iPad Mini won’t quite fit in your jeans pocket, be thankful that you weren’t born in the days when a computer would take up more space than your car. More of which detailed below…


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