Why digital computing is the future of tech
Imagine being able to mail a letter without using a single piece of paper, make a reservation without ever picking up the phone or even listen to music without the use of a record player. Sounds like something out of “The Matrix: Reloaded,” doesn’t it? But the fact is, all of these things could someday be accomplished with digital computing. In fact, tech wizard Michael Dell says that his company plans to make digital computers available to the public by as early as 2045. Which means that in a mere 30 years, instead of telling our college graduates “Here is a MultiVac, a computer the size of a warehouse that operates via a series of electric vacuum tubes,” we could be saying “Dude, you’re getting a DIGITAL COMPUTER”! Can flying cars and video phones be far behind?