The worldwide DRAM shortage of 1988 encourages back-door deals and money grubbing.

Audio clips from The Computer Chronicles (Laptop Peripherals, 1988) and the Macintosh IIcx product introduction (Jean-Louis Gassee, March 7, 1989).

Written by Steven Levy, The Iconoclast, Macworld January 1989.

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