Unfinished Revolution - The Innovation of PCs in the 1970s

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Man has created the myth of “the computer” in his own image,
or one of them: cold, immaculate, sterile “scientific,” oppressive.
Some people flee this image. Others, drawn toward it, have
joined the cold-sterile-oppressive cult, and propagate it like a faith.
Many are still about this mischief, making people do things rigidly
and saying it is the computer’s fault.


—Ted Nelson, Computer Lib (1974), 2