Things To Consider

"Radio has no future."
Lord Kelvin, 1897.

"Everything that can be invented has been invented."
Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899.

"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."
Thomas Watson, Chairman of IBM, 1943.

"There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
Ken Olsen, founder of DEC, 1977.

"No one will need more than 637Kb of memory for a personal computer."
Attributed to Bill Gates, 1981.


"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man."
George Bernard Shaw, 1903.


  1. Bill never actually made that comment about 640K ram in the PC - it's an urban legend.

  2. Great comments!

    Let's remember, it took 30 years to get the design for the zipper perfected and working.
    No one thought that'd catch on either.



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