"Forty years ago, Intel released the 8086 processor, introducing the x86 architecture that underlies every PC—Windows, Mac, or Linux—produced today."
... and thus began the eternal winter of my discontent
@dosnostalgic If Commodore Amiga had survived as a niche product in, say, broadcasting, do you think that the Amiga would be an x86 box today or something else?
@profoundlynerdy Doubt it. Open architecture is what won the PC war, and not better technology.
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