Eastern Europe: They Want Computers


"As far as computers are concerned," complained the Czech magazine Kulturní Tvorba, "we are still living in primeval times. We are 50 times worse than the U.S., 15 times worse than West Germany and Scandinavia, ten times worse than Britain, France, Holland and other countries."

Kulturrní Tvorba made its observations after a glimpse at Incomex '66 (for International Computer Exhibition '66), a month-long display of the wares of 15 Western computer makers in Prague's Park of Culture. To study the largest array of computers ever assembled in the East, politicians and...

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