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The Basic Dream of the PC, or “Did You Ever Play Tic-Tac-Toe”?

Abstract : In the late Seventies-early Eighties of the 20th century, the diffusion of the PC marked a watershed between the strictly professional use of computers, and their diffusion to a huge public. It represented the democratization of a powerful and remarkable technology, a first stage in a never-ending and pervasive process of independence and freedom of the individuals. This revolution, however, placed in the historical perspective of the last century, proves to be a fundamental step (but still a single step) in the evolution of the users’ digital skills and in the transformation of their experience and life.
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Nadia Ambrosetti, Matteo Cantamesse. The Basic Dream of the PC, or “Did You Ever Play Tic-Tac-Toe”?. 13th IFIP International Conference on Human Choice and Computers (HCC13), Sep 2018, Poznan, Poland. pp.3-15, ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-99605-9_1⟩. ⟨hal-02001927⟩

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