Unisys Apologizes For Spam, Dot Com Bubble

from the take-that dept

With all this finger pointing on who to blame, someone has finally stepped forward to take the blame for the mess we’re in today. Unisys, the company that created UNIVAC 1 (arguably the first “commercial” computer) has come out with a list of “unintended consequences” of the computer age that they’re apologizing for. Included on the list are spam, the dot com bubble, the concept of multi-tasking, and making it easier for the IRS to catch “discrepancies” on your tax returns.

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