Adam Osborne, 1939-2003
March 26, 2003 10:57 AM Subscribe
could arguably be called one of the fathers of the laptop, having introduced the first commercially successful portable computer, the Osborne 1
. Sadly, he passed away late yesterday. It's interesting to consider that those of us who use laptops day-to-day in our jobs owe a gratitude to one of the less-well-known pioneers of the tech industry.