Ted Morgan

Robin Williams Dies in Apparent Suicide

The actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead Monday at his home in Tiburon, Calif. Police say it appears to have been a suicide. Williams was 63 years old. Emergency personnel were called to the house in Marin County, north of San Francisco, around noon. Officials say the cause of death is suspected to…

IBM’s 5150 – The Personal Computer – turns 33

IBM-5150 - THUMB

When the IBM Personal Computer (IBM 5150) was introduced to the world 33 years ago, it was dramatically clear to most observers that IBM had done something very new and different. (Here’s an excerpt from the IBM archives)  Here you had a large company, steeped in tradition, that had been willing and able to set…