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The Screensaver was invented in 1961 – before the Pc?


Robert Heinlein’s 1961 novel Stranger in a Strange Land. The novel is really about a Martian’s attempt to fit in with human society, but Heinlein built up a fabulous future world complete with 3D televisions/computers in every middle-class home. So, 10 years before the first personal computer, we have this:

“They went to the living room; Jill sat at his feet and they applied themselves to martinis.Read More