From newshound@21:1/5 to The Other John on Thu Sep 16 21:31:58 2021
On 16/09/2021 19:50, The Other John wrote:
Much derided but he did popularise home computing. Both my sons are programmers having started on the ZX81 I built from a kit before moving on
to a Spectrum.
Certainly a clever guy, but it shows that cleverness is not everything.
Alan Sugar had much more success getting digital products into the
domestic marketplace by prioritising what would make them attractive to customers, then getting his smart guys to build stuff to that spec.
Elon Musk, on the other hand, combines both sets of talents.