Sir Clive Sinclair unimpressed with modern computing

What we have achieved with computing is “rather dull,” Sir Clive Sinclair has told BBC Click.

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He explained that he was impressed with the processing power of modern machines, but was disappointed when compared to what was done in the past with a few KB (kilobytes) of ram.

“We fully expected back then we would have computerised doctors and computerised teachers,” he added.

Sir Clive has backed a company which plans to produce a remodeled version of the original ZX Spectrum he launched in 1982.

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  1. Agreed, it is very disappointing. Huge resources are there, buried in unfathomable complexity and languages designed to be as over complex as possible. We need Sinclair Research to return, we need a new kind of computer that works with the internet but is not beholden to it (ie. the opposite of the cloud paradigm), that is efficient, open and a joy for anyone to program and use. Time for a new QL?

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