The 44 year old tablet…

Dynabook

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Imagine a pad-like computer no larger than a notebook that weighs less than 4 pounds, works via a touchscreen with a floating keyboard, connects to the Internet, and costs about $500. Actually, no mental conjuring is necessary. But in 1968, when Alan Kay conceived those requirements for the Dynabook, those things seemed radical. Kay, who is partly responsible for both GUI and object-oriented programming, was working at technology incubator Xerox PARC when he set out the specifications for what he believed would be a powerful educational tool.

 

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