Computers in the 1980s were rather different from computers of today. They could do the fundamental things a computer of today can do, but by modern standards, they were much bigger and less powerful.
In the early 1980s computers invaded our homes for the first time, a wave of cheap and futuristic devices that allowed millions of people to discover for themselves what a computer was. They were expected to reveal the wonders of information technology to the masses, and bring about a revolution in homes, schools, and workplaces.
Below are some nostalgic photos of men at computers from the 1980s.