Today in Tech History – September 7, 2017

Today in Tech History logo1927 – The first fully electronic television system was demonstrated by Philo Taylor Farnsworth in San Francisco.
http://www.nyu.edu/classes/stephens/History%20of%20Television%20page.htm

1979 – The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, ESPN, made its debut. It would become one of the main drivers of cable TV adoption and one of the main factors in the switch to Internet television.

http://espnfounder.com/how_it_started.htm

1981 – The first large parallel processing computer, ILLIAC IV, ended its nearly decade-long life at the University of Illinois.
http://www.computerhistory.org/tdih/September/7/

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