Brockton House

jack-rochester-boston-author-writer-editor-the-naked-computerThis is the little house on the prairie – not – where I wrote The Naked Computer, my first bestselling book. I’ll never forgot the day my co-author John Gantz and I learned we were born on the same day, five hours apart. This is the first house I ever owned. I paid $27,500 for it. Today it’s valued at $177,000. While living here, I bought my first personal computer, a NEC-5000, to write my bestselling The Naked Computer. So did my co-author, John Gantz. Our NECs cost $5,000. Today, you can buy a personal computer thousands of times more powerful for $200.





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