January 8, 1889: Hollerith Tabulating Machine Patent
1889 – Herman Hollerith obtains a patent for his Tabulating machine. It’s a punch card system that will be used in compiling consensus statistics beginning in 1890.Wikazine – Full show notes for January 8
- the DOJ drops the IBM anti-trust case
- Night Trap will get re-released when the video game industry puts out the new rating system.
- Netgear is founded
- Palm Pre is announced