Dec 16, 2019
In the 1960s a small project started at the University of Illinois. This project, called PLATO, would go on to pioneer a truly impressive amount of new technology, including the first plasma screen, MMO video games, and time-sharing. However, PLATO remains relatively unknown today.
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Important dates in this episode:
1952: ILLIAC Becomes Operational
1960: PLATO I Developed
1961: PLATO II Developed
1969: PLATO III Developed