Reply to post: Re: you can't make a Veblen good out of a dumb computer terminal

Does Google make hardware just so nobody buys it?

dajames Silver badge

Re: you can't make a Veblen good out of a dumb computer terminal

A typical dumb computer terminal is a "green screen".

I remember those days.

These days a typical "dumb computer terminal" is a PC running some kind of thin client under Windows 10. The device is capable of so much more ... but that's not how it gets used.

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