Pamela Rice | AlleyWatch

There is no question that technology is changing the world we live in, outpacing expectations of change and having a profound and tangible impact on our lives.

It’s easy to assume that the origin of the tech change agents we now see changing our lives so rapidly can be found in the sunny hills of Silicon Valley.

Half a century ago, New York City was considered the tech capital of the U.S. and the world.

The same excitement and energy we now feel about nanobots and self-driving cars was evident at the 1964 World’s Fair in NYC when IBM showcased the first computer and the first transatlantic call was made.

Before that, there had only been typewriters and letters.

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Source: From the Alley to the Valley: A Look into Tech’s Bicoastal Heritage – AlleyWatch


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