- Douglas C. Engelbart, of the Stanford Research Institute, demonstrates
his system of keyboard, keypad, mouse, and windows at the Joint Computer
Conference in San Francisco's Civic Center. He demonstrates use of a word
processor, a hypertext system, and remote collaborative work with colleagues.
- Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore leave Fairchild Semiconductors.
- Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore found Intel Corporation.
- Ed Roberts and Forest Mims found Micro Instrumentation Telemetry Systems
- IBM scientist John Cocke and others complete a prototype scientific
computer called the ACS. It incorporates some RISC concepts, but the project
is later canceled due to the instruction set not being compatible with
that of IBM's System/360 computers.