August 10, 2001

IBM team remembers the task

Author: JT Smith

CNET: "Twenty years after helping change the direction of computing, participants in the project to develop the first IBM PC say they were concerned less about making history than about making deadline.

"We didn't have any expectation that we were going to change the world," said Bill Lowe, the executive responsible for proposing that IBM build a personal computer and establish a beachhead in a nascent market then dominated by brands such as Apple Computer, Commodore and Atari."

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