Today in Tech History – March 4, 2018

1976 – The first Freon-cooled Cray-1 supercomputer was shipped to Los Alamos Laboratories, in New Mexico at a cost of $19,000,000.

http://www.0x07bell.net/WWWMASTER/CrayWWWStuff/halliePics/chips1989.JPG
http://library.lanl.gov/cgi-bin/getfile?00236579.pdf

2000 – The Sony PlayStation 2 went on sale in Japan.

http://kotaku.com/5985252/believe-it-or-not-the-playstation-2-is-getting-more-expensive-in-japan?

2007 – Election Day was held in Estonia, and for the first time in the world, voters were allowed to vote on the Internet. Approximately 30,000 voters took advantage of electronic voting. Ballots had to be completed three days before election day.

http://www.vvk.ee/public/dok/CoE_and_NEC_Report_E-Voting_2007.pdf

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