Ed Roberts, MD, helped invent one of the first home computers
and once worked closely with two fledgling corn puter junkies: Bill Gates and Paul Allen.
In June, a pupil used a home computer
, a photograph and the web to make false claims about his sexuality.
I know what comes to mind about now: "My customer would not want to settle for a low performance low reliability desktop, home computer
In 1996, 98.7% of Canadian households owned telephones, 74% subscribed to cable (one of the highest proportions of any western nation), and 31.6% had a home computer
, with about half of this latter group owning both a computer and modem (Statistics Canada, 1996).
Consumers are beginning to see a decline in prices for home computers
. Several PC manufacturers have already introduced sub-$1,000 systems, and there is talk of $600 systems appearing on the market by the fall.
Despite all the above arguments to the contrary, I still don't want to leave my home computer
on all the time.
However, the IRS ruled that the computer was not required as a condition of employment; there was no evidence that the computers supplied by the employer were insufficient to enable the taxpayer properly to perform the duties of his employment and no clear showing that the taxpayer could not perform properly his duties without a home computer
In the late '70s, the advent of the home computer
market--brought about by hardware companies such as Atari, Commodore, Texas Instruments and Timex Sinclair, which were marketing "PCs" to be used for home productivity, education and entertainment applications --ushered in the next evolutionary phase for printers.
Electronically, they link into the nursing home computer
system and function in the same way as a notebook computer, but the keyboard is replaced by an electronic stylus, or "pen," which is used to "write" on a display screen.
If you see dollar signs when you think of buying a home computer
, you're not alone.
With a home computer
system and a modem, a person who is concerned can access information on various aspects of most disabilities.
We know of one home gardener in Eugene, Oregon, who keeps records of more than 1,800 plants, including planting dates and bloom periods, on her home computer