Computer History - 1970
Major computer events in 1970
IBM introduces the System/370 that included the use of Virtual Memory and utilized memory chips instead of magnetic core technology.
Other computer events in 1970
The Unix time aka Epoch time is set to start January 1, 1970.
China's first satellite the "Dong Fang Hong I" is launched into space April 24, 1970.
Douglas Engelbart gets a patent for the first computer mouse on November 17, 1970.
The Sealed Lead Acid battery begins being used for commercial use.
Jack Kilby is awarded the National Medal of Science.
New computer products and services introduced in 1970
The Forth programming language is created by Charles H. Moore.
U.S. Department of Defense develops ada a computer programming language capable of designing missile guidance systems.
John Conway releases Game of Life.
Computer companies founded in 1970
Henry Edward Roberts establishes Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems (MITS) in 1970.
Waytek is founded.
Western Digital is founded.
The International typeface Corp. (ITC) was founded in 1970.
Computer pioneers born in 1970
Tiffany Shlain is born April 8, 1970
Andrew Plotkin is born May 15, 1970
Patrick Norton is born June 26, 1970
Tom Merritt is born June 28, 1970
Xeni Jardin is born August 5, 1970
John Carmack is born August 20, 1970
Jason Scott is born September 13, 1970
Igor Sysoev is born September 28, 1970
Tom Anderson is born on November 8, 1970
Craig Federighi is born in 1970
Computer pioneer deaths in 1970
Emanuel Goldberg passes away on September 13, 1970 (Age: 89)