Today in
Computer History

Monday, October 1, 1962
J.C.R. Licklider is appointed to IPTO
After working on the SAGE system, he was appointed to the Pentagon's Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO). It was in this position that he funded many projects, such as the one headed by Douglas Englebart which culminated in the 'Mother of All Demos' as well as the seeds for the ARPANET.