Artifact Details

Title

Tic-tac-toe computer

Catalog Number

102741433

Type

Physical object

Date

Circa 1960s

Manufacturer

Bell Laboratories

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 17 1/2 in x 17 1/2 in

Description

The object is a tic-tac-toe machine that represents the kinds of processes that can be built into telephone systems. It illustrates how relay-type equipment (like that used in telephone systems) makes logical desicions in connecting one caller with another.

Category

Game

Credit

Gift of Mike DeBlasio

Lot Number

X7366.2015