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The Giftinator 2000

December 20, 2012
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If I told you that IBM worked with a retailer to develop a computer to help customers select the perfect gift for friends and loved ones, you probably wouldn’t be very impressed.  What if I told you they did this 50 years ago – in 1962?  Read about it here.

The IBM 1401 (By Swtpc6800 en:User:Swtpc6800 Michael Holley (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

The IBM 1401 (By Swtpc6800 en:User:Swtpc6800 Michael Holley (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

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