Today in Tech History – September 1, 2017

Today in Tech History logo1902 -Georges Méliès’ film Le voyage dans la lune (A Trip to the Moon) debuted in France. It is often considered the first real science fiction film.
http://www.euronews.com/2011/08/31/back-in-the-day-the-dawn-of-science-fiction
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1994 – The United States Library of Congress held the first of several meetings to plan the conversion of its materials to digital form and make them accessible by computer networks.

http://www.computerhistory.org/tdih/September/1/

1996 – Apple released its Pippin game console in the US. The idea was to provide an inexpensive game-focused computer. Apple licensed third parties like Bandai to make Pippin consoles.

http://web.archive.org/web/20100527212315/http://web.mac.com/sebangulo/Pippin/About_the_Pippin.html

2008 – Google launched its Web browser called Google Chrome.

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/09/fresh-take-on-browser.html

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