Saturday, October 16, 2010

The Wayback View – 1964, The Internet imagined

1964 was the year that the Beatles first invaded America. China tested its first atomic bomb and, finally, the US Surgeon General warned against cigarette smoking.

In 1964, there were around 1.5 million people, in the US, using this mobile phone which ran on AT&T's network and was called their “Improved Mobile Telephone Service.”
IBM introduced the System/360 computer that was available with up to a whopping 8 MB of internal main memory.
And the Internet of the future was imagined:

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