In 1949 George Orwell portrays a chilling world in which computers are used by
large bureaucracies to monitor and enslave the population in his book 1984.
The year is 1976.
Kurzweil Computer Products introduces the Kurzweil Reading Machine.
The first printed speech reading machine for the blind.
In 1997, Deep Blue beats
Gary Kasparov, the world chess champion, in a regulation tournament.