My first recollection of any type of PC was a MacIntosh with a Ram Drive in 1984. When we got a 10 mb hard drive and 1 mb of ram, I was ready to go to the moon.
It was not technology for technology sake, but it was technology wrapped in a beautiful package and with an icon based interface that changed the world.
Steve Jobs along with Steve Wosniak and others at APPLE created a revolution.
I cannot even begin to ulogize the man.
However, here is a great piece by Forbes that does.
My question to you is, now that the revolution is in full swing, what will you do to help change the world you live in?