The Personal Computer: Past, Present and Future by Peter Farwell

The Personal Computer: Past, Present and Future

This book discusses the History of the Personal Computer. The review of the first 36 years from 1975 to 2011 focuses on the extraordinary growth in sales .It elaborates on how the entrepreneurs created that growth, discussing many keys to their success.

The discussion of the present, from 2011 to 2017, reviews the serious weakening in PC sales over that period and discusses the causes of the decline.

The presentation of the Future include suggestions on what new developments might spark PC sales again. It concludes with as list of things to watch for that might indicate PC sales are on the rise again.

The insights should be helpful to entrepreneurs developing technology businesses.

(Published in 2018)

Peter Farwell

Peter Farwell is the author or coauthor of several books on technology subjects. The subjects and leads to the books are spelled out on this website. The website also includes Current Developments in the selected topic areas, as well as blogs on these subjects.

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