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This is a picture of my current setup at home. It includes my Computer (far left), my 2 monitors, only one of which is hooked up. My stereo system, composed of a Kyocera DA-710cx single-disk CD player, a Hitachi preamp, tuner and tape deck, and a BRB systems 500w solid state power amp (that monster in the lower right corner with the ominous red light. My speakers are old Fisher A/V speakers, which produce nice base, the most important thing, if you ask me! I also use a set of Stax SR-5 electrostatic ear speakers, and a set of Grado SR-60 headphones, both of which have remarkable sound quality. This is where I do all of my gaming, word processing, work on this website and other fun computer-related stuff, such as hacking into the NSA and routing PGP-encrypted TOP SECRET documents to all the columbian drug lords in the Santa Ynez Valley.

"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."

-Popular Mechanics, March 1949ter

Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equipped with 19,000 vacuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes and perhaps only weigh 1.5 tons.

- Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943.

"I have traveled the length and breadth of this country and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won't lastout the year."

- The editor in charge of business books for Prentice Hall, 1957.

"But what ... is it good for?"

- Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems Division of IBM, 1968, commenting on the microchip.