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1984 Mac vs 2024 iMac: 40 years of personal computing. Then, now and the future.

Around 40 years ago, as Americans are watching the Superbowl XVIII between Washington Redskins (now Commanders) and Los Angeles Raiders (now Las Vegas Raiders), the world is treated with an enigmatic ad. It shows the scene of a totalitarian regime marching on in honor of their leader, which is shown, as giving a speech. Now, there’s a girl, in a white shirt and orange shorts running while being chased by foot soldiers across the hall towards the screen showing “Big Brother”, in stark contrast with the black and grey of the drones.