We should have gone to the International
Map Fair instead.
this year's Miami
was smaller and less thrilling than last year
and that's saying something!
Outside the world of PCs, there
were very few Macs for sale (one, a Mac laptop, didn't work) and a Sun
SPARCStation 2 (but for $100, no thank you). Even worse, we only saw two
(2!) PS/2 keyboards, and only one for sale seperately from a computer and
even then, it had key caps missing (Mark picked that one up).
The only interesting things I picked up this year were a slide ruler and a
24-hour analog clock for the Computer Room.
Overall, a very disappointing year
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