IBM System/360 in The Brain Machine (1977)

A System/360 model 50 takes the role of the titular Brain Machine, capable of reading and controlling the human mind.

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..and that looks like an IBM 2260 terminal, but with a strangely shortened keyboard.
2013-03-08 14:11


That puny keyboard on the IBM 2260 terminal was actually an option for the terminal. It's a numeric keypad for cases when only numbers needed to be entered.
2015-05-31 13:34

John Howells

Yes, an IBM 360 possibly model 67. I wonder where this was filmed. I used to work at NASA/Ames Research Center at Moffett Field in Mountain View and it looks a lot like our computer facility. That was an IBM 360/67.
2020-02-26 09:02