Frans Johansson (author of The Medici Effect) has written a book, The Click Moment: Seizing Opportunity in an Unpredictable World, with two provocative ideas. The first thought is that success is random. The second is that individuals and corporations can do more to shape their success by identifying and focusing on the opportunities as they occur.
The first personal computer (PC) that I used was an Apple II, circa 1977. I read about it in an article in Fortune magazine and visited my local ComputerLand store to purchase it. Early adopters of Apple machines had to be comfortable plugging in circuit boards and controllers and handling floppy drives, monitors and other miscellaneous components of the early personal computers.