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Looker and the Imagined Omnipotence of the 1980s Computer - Part 1: Wanderings 26/52 - A Year In The Country
“It didn’t used to be like this. Computers telling us what to do.” (Quoted from the film Looker.) The 1980s was the first time that computers began to enter the home in any large quantity but they tended to be relatively underpowered machines that were probably used mainly for game playing, alongside some hobbyist programming …