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Pondering IT history

Ross O. Storey | April 12, 2010
The IT Family: Grandaddy IBM, Uncle HP, Gen X Microsoft & Apple, teenager Google and toddler Twitter.

Then theres Facebook , founded in September 2003, by Mark Zukerberg and developed by him and fellow Harvard computer science students a mere fledgling at seven years old.

Twitter was created by Jack Dorsey in 2006, which makes it just four years old.

Who knows what innovation is being born this year 2010 nearly the end of the first decade of the 21st century and what devices we will take for granted as we approach the end of the second decade?

Ross O. Storey, currently the Managing Editor of Fairfax Business Media Asia, is responsible for the editorial content and production of MIS Asia, CIO Asia, Computerworld Singapore and Computerworld Malaysia magazines.    

 

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