Technology is never boring and it's got a really funny side. And over the days, as this blog grows, you'll come to love words like 'teckie' and 'hard disks'. Someday I'll even tell you about Blinky, Pinky, Inky and my friend 'Clyde'.
Friday, July 13, 2007
Alex Bernstein wrote a chess program in 1957 for an IBM 704, which could do 42,000 instructions per second and had a memory of 70K. This was the first full-fledged game of chess by a computer and it did a 4-ply search in 8 minutes.