100 Years Of IBM: 25 Historic Milestones
June 15, 2011 08:00 AM IBM this week celebrates 100 years of innovation and business optimization. From punch cards to the S/360, from tabulators to teraflops, from CEO Watson to supercomputer Watson, IBM has a unique history. Take a visual tour back through the decades.
IBM Helps U.S. Implement Social Security
The Social Security Act of 1935 presented a huge accounting challenge. This news article from 1937 detailed the Social Security Board's operation in Baltimore. With the help of punch cards and IBM accounting machines, the Board was able to process up to 600,000 benefit calculations a day for the 26 million workers initially covered by Social Security.