PLATO and learning models (was Re: NuTek Mac comes)

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Fri Jul 15 20:08:44 CDT 2016

On 07/15/2016 05:47 PM, Paul Koning wrote:

> Graphics terminals were quite rare in the early 1970s, at least at a
> cost allowing them to be installed in the hundreds, and with
> processing requirements low enough for that.  I remember, around the
> same time, the Tektronix 4010.  But that was far less flexible; it
> could only draw, not erase, unlike the PLATO terminals.

Surely you remember CDC IGS from the 70s.  I loved watching the displays
being drawn on those big radar CRT displays--one color while drawing and
persisting in another.

They were "terminals" of a sort, no?


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