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It's the white heat of the tech revolution, again!

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Re: I still can't work it out...

Companies all operate optimally for themselves but governments are supposed to optomise for everyone.

So the National Enterprise Board funded the development of the Transputer to try and develop a new type of CPU that would be useful and break the monopoly of a certain US chip maker.

Thatcher then closed down the NEB and sold the chip to a French company who operated optomally by closing it down. In the same way that the same US chip maker would do if it were allowed to buy ARM - another result of the socialist BBC interference in the IT industry.

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