Posts Tagged ‘tabulating machines’

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    Happy 100th Birthday IBM!

    Jun 16, 11 • 125 Views • Businesses, Economic History, Government, InnovationNo Comments

    Imagine the challenge of implementing the first Social Security system in 1937. 27 million employees and their employers had to be taxed. The basic idea was to collect the money and then redistribute it to current retirees. So everyone got an ID number....