The Mighty Micro

Mark James Hardisty

“At what stage will fully automatic, accident-proof road vehicles come on the market? When will children’s dolls or mechanical toys respond to their spoken commands? When will the average wristwatch include a personal identifier chip and memory capable of storing all personal correspondence? How long will it be before the average doctor carries a pocket-size diagnostic aid containing all relevant medical records? When will two-way wrist communicators, with or without video display, be as common as the telephone? At what period will the average child own a portable teaching computer of great power, more knowledgeable, and in certain areas, more intelligent than any human teacher?”

The Mighty Micro, Christopher Evans. Published in 1979 by Victor Gollancz Ltd. ISBN 0575027088

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