Category: computer

“Automation Comes to Banking” — New York City, January 12, 1960: “The console for the first fully automatic data processing system for the savings bank industry, being assembled and tested by the Teleregister Corporation for the Howard Savings Institution.” (Harry Ransom Center)

A UNIVAC 1103 computer system at NASA’s Lewis (now Glenn) Research Center in Ohio, 1964.

The Atari 2600, originally known as the Atari Video Computer System, hit the market on this day in 1977.

Tech pioneer Seymour Cray shows off the Cray-1 supercomputer, built by Cray Research in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, 1976.

(Star Tribune)

Tech pioneer Seymour Cray shows off the Cray-1 supercomputer, built by Cray Research in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, 1976.

(Star Tribune)

Moebius art on the cover of the user guide for the Matra Alice computer from France, first sold in 1983.

River Phoenix in a publicity still for Explorers (1985)

The Siemens System 4004 computer, 1972.

“N-258 NAS Facility computer room” at NASA Ames, 1987.

Cosmonauts Vitali Sevastyanov and Pyotr Klimuk, who lived in space for two months during the Soyuz 18 mission in 1975.