It’s 1975 and This Man is About to Show You the Future

Since we’re reading about the early days of computing, here’s a neat artifact from the era:

“It’s 1975 and This Man is About to Show You the Future”

It’s a gallery of images from an IBM slide presentation, courtesy of the wonderful found photograph archive Square America. Witness the introduction of key concepts like “VIRTUAL STORAGE” and “ONLINE DATA BASE” to groovily-outfitted office drones three decades ago. BOLDER is ONLINE!

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