1937: The Real Year of the First Thought-of Laptop?
Sep 02, 2009 19:29
Could it be that the laptop was thought of waaaaay before Alan Kay imagined the first personal notebook computer?
A Serbian comics fan noticed this panel from a reprint of the 1937 Flash Gordon arc "The Outlaws of Mongo," which depicts the henchmen of Ming the Merciless apparently communicating via laptop computer.
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