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Timeline Outline ViewEra: 1960 - 1970   |   Theme: Human-Computer Interaction


1960PLATO 1: The First Electronic Learning System March 1960Licklider Describes "Man-Computer Symbiosis" Circa June 1962Licklider & Clark Publish "Online Man-Computer Communication" October 1962Douglas Engelbart Issues "Augmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework" November 1962"The potential contributions of computers depend upon their use by very human human beings." 1963Ivan Sutherland Creates the First Graphical User Interface 1963Foundation of Engelbart's Augmentation Research Center April 25, 1963Licklider Describes the "Intergalactic Computer Network" May 1963 – 1965Machine Perception of Three Dimensional Solids November 1963Touch-Tone Dialing is Introduced 1964Bitzer & Willson Invent the First Plasma Video Display (Neon Orange) 1964 – 1966Woodrow Bledsoe Originates of Automated Facial Recognition 1964 – 1966Joseph Weizenbaum Writes ELIZA: A Pioneering Experiment in Artificial Intelligence Programming August 1964The Rand Tablet: One of the Earliest Tablet Computers and the First Reference to Electronic Ink 1965Licklider Issues "Libraries of the Future" 1965Ted Nelson Coins the Terms Hypertext, Hypermedia, and Hyperlink 1965 – 1969The TUTOR Programming Language for Education and Games 1966Cyrus Levinthal Builds the First System for Interactive Display of Molecular Structures 1967Ted Nelson & Andries van Dam Develop the First Hypertext Editing System June 1967Steven A. Coons Develops the "Coons Patch" in Computer Graphics June 27, 1967 – November 17, 1970Douglas Engelbart Invents the Computer Mouse 1968Ivan Sutherland and Bob Sproull Create the First Virtual Reality Head Mounted Display System 1968Evans & Sutherland Commercialize the Use of Computers as Simulators 1968Stanley Kubrick & Arthur C. Clarke Create "2001: A Space Odyssey" 1968The Computer Artis Society, the First Society for Computer Art, is Founded in London April 1968Licklider & Taylor Describe Features of the Future ARPANET; Description of a Computerized Personal Assistant December 9, 1968Douglas Engelbart Demonstrates Hypertext, Text Editing, Windows, Email and a Mouse: "The Mother of All Demos" Circa 1969 – 1970The First ATM is Installed at Chemical Bank in New York 1970Xerox PARC is Founded 1970Negroponte's "The Architecture Machine" is Published January 1970 – May 1973IBM Performs the First Test of Magnetic Stripe Transaction Card Technology