December 26, 1982

On This Date in! in 1982, “Time” magazine’s Man of the Year award was presented to a non-human, the computer. Hal 9000, Deep Thought, Orac, and Master Control Program electronically sent their congratulations.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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One Response to December 26, 1982

  1. Skynet says:

    And so, it begins…

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