TECHNOMANIFESTOS
We are but whirlpools in a river of ever-flowing water. We are not stuff that abides, but patterns that perpetuate themselves.
--Norbert Wiener

  1957

Central | Recent Changes | The Network | Talk unknown user

Timeline: 1956 - 1957 - 1958

John von Neumann dies.

Eric S. Raymond is born.

J. C. R. Licklider writes "The Truly SAGE System, or, Toward a Man-Machine System for Thinking".

The Soviet Union announces the launch of an ICBM, then launches Sputnik and Sputnik II, beginning the space race.

BBN hires J. C. R. Licklider as vice president of psychoacoustics, engineering psychology, and information systems.

The Stanford Research Institute hires Doug Engelbart.

Central | Recent Changes | The Network | Talk unknown user
Search:
unknown userRSS