• What is a “Tech Potato”?

    Way back in 1992 I coined the term “Desk Potato” while designing a satellite receiver that displayed satellite TV in a window on a PC. After the Mosaic web browser was released in 1993, I started a site called  The Desk Potato home page talking about the shift to the desk from the couch.

    The eighties had the “Couch Potato” (solanum tuberosum video locus), then as we came into the last decade of twentieth century, modern computer technology created a new improved version… The “Desk Potato”! (solanum tuberosum computare locus).

    While those of us with our Palm … more…