In 1947 Bell Labs invented the transistor. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.
@spacekookie well, they do have some negative unintended consequences, but have brought some very good things to us as well. I suppose the irony is not lost on you that you've written "computers were a mistake" ON a computer?
Makes a person wonder what was first thought about computer chips, when they first came out ..
IBM and their mainframes were utterly indomitable.
Today, even IBM mainframes carry *Intel* Xeons so that they can run Windows-based software on auxiliary processors.
There's a lesson in this story somewhere...
@spacekookie It's been several times now that I came across this toot, and it just keeps getting funnier 😂
One day I will boost it, too!
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