DOS is 30 Years Old This Month


30 years later we can make a cake, put on 30 candles and blow them out to celebrate the birth of DOS and the PC coming into our lives. We have a lot to be thankful for in the computing world over the past 30 years and even more to look forward to in the next 30 years. In the comments please share your predictions of what the next 30 years will bring to the computing world.

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  • Jackie Cheng August 9, 2011, 5:14 pm

    I miss QBASIC. It was fun to program with it back in high school.
    I think technology has come to a point where corporations dictate what we CAN do verses what we possibly COULD do. Take for example the iphone. The only way to get full potential usage of unique and innovative programs on it is to jailbreak it. Apple has blocked some unique apps that either is really damaging to the iphone or because Team Jobs just didn’t like it for some reason or another. The birth of DOS was an amazing period in our technological timeline. But these few years I’ve seen that real unique innovations have stalled. Corporations are just making the same thing smaller and calling it a new product. When can we get a system that can talk like Jarvis in Iron Man?
    An extra cup holder in the car doesn’t make it a new spectacular 2012 model. Talk to me when covers can hover like the Jetsons or at least invent that hoverboard from Back To The Future.

  • Bob DeLoyd August 11, 2011, 2:20 am

    I want an OS running some type of artificial intelligence! Nothing else would new 😛

  • Bob DeLoyd August 11, 2011, 2:32 am

    Gosh before DOS we had CPM 😛

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