What Happened on July 12th

Thomas Watson Jr
Thomas Watson Jr
 
IBM's Watson Believes Electronics Will Replace Moving Parts
At an IBM sales meeting, Thomas J. Watson Jr. predicts that all moving parts in machines would be replaced by electronics within 10 years. Watson's visionary ideals of where the fledgling computer industry might go helped lead his company to dominance in production of all varieties of computers, from workstations to personal computers.