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computer age

noun

  1. the period in modern history characterized by computer use and development and its effects on all aspects of life.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of computer age1

First recorded in 1955–60

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While the term “data management” inevitably conjures up mental images of vast server farms, the basic tenets predate the computer age.

IBM defined the computer age and then was nearly destroyed by it in the late 1980s.

Or maybe I would have, it was good to know people could still have such dreams in our computer age.

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