There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home. Ken Olsen President, Chairman and founder of Digital, 1977
Equating yourself to the average user/buyer is risky... unless youre an average user.
Why didnt Digital lead personal computers? Thats another talk…
Minis and timesharing contributions 4 SpaceWar demonstrated the importance of interactive graphics 4 Editors, calculators, interactive debuggers, interpreters were in use 4 Mail and chat used timesharing 4 Minis established embedded computers