IBM System/370

The System/370 was IBM's successor to its popular System/360. The new range were largely compatible with their predecessors and introduced new technology such as solid-state memory using integrated circuits.

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The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)

Webster uses the System/370 at his old place of work to calculate chess moves that he leaves as his signature at the scene of each robbery.

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Importance: ***
Realism: ****
Webster's ex-employer is the Control Data Corporation, so you'd expect them to use their own computers.

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Call to Danger (1973)

The DOJ use their IBM System/370 to find a list of people who have beekeeping, archery and driving skills, coming up with Emmet Jergens who they hire for the job.

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Importance: ***
Realism: ***
Visibility: ****