In Pictures: 80 Mbytes of storage for under $12K! and other IT ad favorites through the years

Elvira hawking development software, a computer with "briefcase portability," the cure for COBOLitis... Advertisements published in Computerworld since 1967 have promised all this and more. Here are 10 of the most entertaining IT ads from the archives for our 45th anniversary.

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Could you be suffering from ... COBOLitis?

(Nov. 13, 1978) "You say you don't know your process from your loop? Or your CASE from your GOTO? No doubt, you're suffering from COBOLitis," says this ad from the folks at Yourdon Press.

Company: Yourdon Press

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