Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Kids these days

I just had one of my students write in an essay that "computers used to be rather expensive ... limited to one per household."

He would have been about five years old when our household got its first computer.  If he came from a rich family, he might have had one in the house his whole life.  The time before personal computers is prehistory to him...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

And my grandfather was amazed that a computer "could fit in a single room"