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    Cost of computers.

    To put some perspective on it and to remind us that things were different back in 1989.

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    Along those same lines, when I was in college in 1971, the first hand held scientific calculator was an HP model (I think HP 435C). Sold for $435. That was a huge amount of money in 1971. It's amazing how much technology has cheapened down over the years for much better specs.
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    I remember purchasing a twin floppy disk drive green screen Wang PC for over $10K $NZ. Lotus 123 was run from floppies, and it also had arguably the first word processor with spell check. Ah those were the days. I could even load emulation software so it mimiced a Wang workstation attached to our main computer.
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