Sunday, January 22, 2017

22 January 17

On this day in 1984, during the Super Bowl, a now-famous Apple® commercial announced the arrival of the Macintosh personal computer. Its graphical user interface was driven largely by a mouse like the one featured at the bottom of this tie. What was a novelty in 1984 really did mark the start of a revolution that destroyed the impending regimentation of computing, as portrayed in the explosive attack on "Big Brother" in the commercial.

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