A DART GAME.
IF YOU HAVE NEVER HEARD OF BLACKJACK OR 21, YOU’RE IN THE WRONG PLACE.
This computer game was molded by the board game Battleship.
Amazing is a maze generator app with only one path to victory. You can set your own perimeters for the grid and the maze automatically prints on a line printer.
A NUMBER GUESSING GAME.
The game show Card Sharks is based on Acey Deucey and closely resembles the rules. In the show, two players answer high-low survey questions and guess whether the next card is higher or lower (with duplicates counting as wrong).
Acey-Ducey is often mentioned in the book series The Corps by W.E.B. Griffin, which is set in the Pacific Theater of World War II and follows the lives of a group of marines in special service. Griffin never explains the game in the slightest, but his characters are often playing it when they are interrupted by the war, i.e. Required to stop playing to perform some duty.
Ethernet developed, this became a popular way of connecting PCs and other computers together – to enable them to share data and devices such as printers. A group of machines connected together in this way is known as a LAN.
The IBM3340 hard disk drive (HDD) that began shipping in November 1973 pioneered new low-cost, low-load, landing read/write heads with lubricated disks, and established what became the dominant HDD technology. Al Shugart identified this new “Winchester head” as one of the four most significant developments in mass storage.
Global networking becomes a reality as the University College of London (England) and Royal Radar Establishment (Norway) connect to ARPANET. The term Internet is born.
The first computer monitor was released as part of the Xerox Alto computer system.
The first VoIP call was made in 1973. Danny Cohen first demonstrated a form of packet voice in 1973 as part of a flight simulator application, which operated across the early ARPANET.
May 14, 1973: A Saturn V rocket launches Skylab, the United States’ first space station.
Judge awards John Vincent Atanasoff as the inventor of the first electronic digital computer on October 19, 1973.
The first broadcast of The Ascent of Man, Moonbase 3, The Wombles, The Young and the Restless, An American Family, Seventeen Moments of Spring, Last of the Summer Wine, and The World at War.
Datalink is founded.
Pioneer is founded.
Founded in 1973, ICCP’s mission is to standardize the certifications given to IS professionals throughout the industry. The mission of the ICCP is to promote the continuous improvement of the Information System profession and professionals through certification, enforcement of a professional code of ethics, standards of conduct, and continuing education.
Jan. 5, 1972: U.S. President Richard Nixon announces that NASA is developing a reusable launch vehicle, the space shuttle.
Atari was founded on June 27, 1972.
Computers built after 1972 are often called “fourth-generation” computers.
The programming language C developed at The Bell Laboratories in the USA.
Intel introduced the 8008 processor on April 1, 1972.
The first video game console called the Magnavox Odyssey is demonstrated on May 24, 1972, and later released by Magnavox and sold for USD 100.00.
The first scientific pocket calculator, the HP-35, is introduced.
Atari released Pong, the first commercial video game, on November 29, 1972.
Dec. 19, 1972: Apollo 17, the last mission to the moon, returns to Earth.
1972: The first broadcast of M*A*S*H, Emmerdale, Mastermind, The Bob Newhart Show, Great Performances, and Maude.
Home Box Office (HBO) launched at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time on November 8, 1972. The service’s inaugural program and event telecast, a National Hockey League (NHL) game between the New York Rangers and the Vancouver Canucks from Madison Square Garden (part of a long-term agreement to broadcast sports events based at the Manhattan arena), was transmitted that evening over channel 21—its original assigned channel on the Teleservice system—to its initial base of 365 subscribers in Wilkes-Barre.