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38. Micro Revolution

38. Micro Revolution

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H.I.S.-tory
by Vince Ciotti
© 2011 H.I.S. Professionals, LLC 
Episode # 38:
The MicroRevolution
 
M
icros Go
Ma
cro
Hope you remember this picture from our introduction last year,about how the 4 epochs of computing in healthcare
overlapped 
:
 ±
N
one totally
replaced 
the other, they just rose & fell in termsof popularity (the new thing) and market share over time.
60
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0
s8
0
s9
0
s
M
ainframes
(eg: IB
M
, BU
NC
H)
++++
+++++
+
Shared
(eg: Blues, State Assoc,
C
ommercial Firms)
++
++++
+++
++
M
inicomputers
(eg: DE
C
, DG, HP)
++++
++++
+++
M
icrocomputers
(eg: Apple, IB
M
)
+
++
+++
 
E
a
rly
M
icrocomputer Development
T
he roots of microcomputers go back surprisingly far in the 1970s:
 ±
1971 = first ads for Intel 4004 chip
 ±
1972 =
M
I
T
S offers Altair 8800 kit
 ±
1973 = Xeroxs PAR
C
Alto project
 ±
1974 = Simonyis Word Processing
 ±
1975 =
M
icrosofts BASI
C
for the Altair
 ±
1976 = Apple introduces the Apple 1
 ±
1979 = Visi
C
alc spreadsheet for Apple II
 ±
1981 = IB
M
legitimizes 
the P
C
TI 99-4Tandy Radio ShackTRS 80Altair 8800IMSAI 8080

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