Jun 172011

In the history of our species, few complex organizations have had a more profound effect than International Business Machines.

Literally thousands of inventions and innovations that transformed and shaped the last 100 years of human society – from the cold efficiency of tabulation for genocide to countless hard- and software computing advances to the natural language-capable phenomenon that is Watson.  Happy 100th, IBM, and not that is was the company’s fault per se, but in the future let’s steer clear of fascism, yeah?


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