World's first ATM Machine?

World's first ATM Machine?
 
World's first ATM Machine?
Cash Machine (ATM)


Cash Machine (ATM) (1967) Speeds up the process of Shepherd-Baron cash withdrawals.
 
 There was a time not so long ago when there was no such thing as a cash machine. If you want to withdraw some money, you have to go to a building.
 And talk to a teller. Now, of course, it's possible to get cash in stores, theaters, and even the southern rim of the Grand Canyon, from one of the more than 1.6 million automatic tailing machines (ATMs) around the world.
 Exactly who we have to thank for this stroke of technical banking genius is the subject of some controversy. Luther George Simjian, a prolific inventor of his time, first coined the "cash-point" in 1939. This cash machine, installed by the Citibank of New York, was of little use except for "...prostitutes and gamblers who didn't want to deal with tellers face-to-face when the face machine was removed."
 There was a lull in the cash-point's history that spanned nearly thirty years. Then, in 1967, John-Shepherd Barron (b. 1925), an inventor of Scottish descent, had an idea in the bath for a machine that would give you money anywhere in the world, and the ATM was reborn. The first was established in 1967 in Enfield, North London. This early cash machine was powered by a "token", similar to a cheque.
 Impregnated with radioactive material, which was verified against a four-digit personal identification number (PIN code). Why four digits? Because she could remember it most of the inventor's wife. The first plastic card-powered ATM was invented sometime later by Die Lexon Don Wetzel, and some people (including the Smithsonian Institution) credit him with being the inventor of the ATM.

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 World's first computer mouse 1968

 
World's first computer mouse 1968

 Computer Mouse 


 Computer Mouse (1968)
  Engelbart and English greatly improve the computer/user interface.

 The fall 1968 United Computer Conference in San Francisco in the United States presented a remarkable number of "firsts". The first of them was a video teleconference; the first use of hypertext (the foundation of today's web links); and the first presentation by the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) of the NLS, short for Online Systems, the progenitor of revolutionary modern computer server software. Such dazzling displays probably distract people from another important first, which has gone from the hand of the SRI researcher.

 Douglas Engelbart (6. 1925): The computer mouse.

 Far from the flashy ergonomic devices of today, the first computer mouse was a wooden box with wheels and a thick electric cord. Engelbert and colleague Bill English (b. 1929) first came up with the idea in 1963 and built the instrument as a very small piece of a much larger one.
 computer project. They were looking for something that would allow computer users to interact with the computer easily. The first prototype had a cord at the front, but it was so cumbersome that it was moved to the rear, becoming a "tail", which gave rise to the device's name.
 "It just looked like a rat with a tail, and that's why we called it in the laboratory," commented Engelbart. Neither Engelbert, English nor Mr. ever marketed a mouse. The next lab to work on it, Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), gave it some modern touches. But failed to take it to the masses. This work was done in the 1980s by Apple, Inc. was founded by Steve Jobs.
 Jobs' company polished the mouse, making it affordable, available, and an integral part of personal computers. Apple may have made the mouse famous, but Engelbert and the British were the first.

Moving two wheels of Engelbart's "X-Y position indicator" moved a pointer on the computer screen.
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