Computer history - 1967

Updated: 03/06/2020 by Computer Hope

Major computer events in 1967

IBM created the first floppy disk in 1967.

Other computer events in 1967

The first CES was held in New York from the July 24 to 28, 1967.

Wes Clark suggests the use of a minicomputer for network packet switch.

GPS becomes available for commercial use.

Simula becomes the first programming language to use inheritance.

New computer products and services introduced in 1967

Donald Davies created the 1-node NPL packet net.

The LOGO programming language was developed and later became known as "turtle graphics," a simplified interface useful for teaching children computers.

Ralph Baer created "Chase," the first video game capable of being played on a television.

HES was developed at the Brown University.

The ASCII standard was first published as ASA X3.4-1963, with ten revisions of the standard being published between 1967 and 1986.

Computer companies founded in 1967

AOC Monitors was established in 1967.

ISACA was established in 1967.

Computer pioneers born in 1967

Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella was born on January 6, 1967.

Jonathan Ive was born on February 27, 1967.

Sue Gardner was born on May 11, 1967.

Sebastian Thrun was born on May 14, 1967.

Kim Komando was born on July 1, 1967.

Pierre Omidyar was born on June 21, 1967.

Reid Hoffman was born on August 5, 1967.

Jon Tetzchner was born on August 29, 1967.

David Wise was born on September 13, 1967.

Éric Chahi was born on October 21, 1967.

John Romero was born on October 28, 1967.

Mike Morhaime was born on November 3, 1967.

Erik Cassel was born on December 16, 1967.

Brian Reynolds was born in 1967.

Richard Skrenta was born in 1967.

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