1. Ken Olson's Most Famous Quote
Quote: "There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home."
There has been much argument over whether or not DEC founder Ken Olsen made the alleged statement. Time magazine did however quote the tech legend in 1977, and Olsen admitted to making the remark, even though he says his words were taken out of context and was referring to computers set up to control houses, not PCs. Until the transcript of the original interview is unveiled, all we know is that Olsen said what he said, without making any clarification at the time. Laughs are on you, my friend.